Out and About, Just Duck’n Around

The Arctic freeze has begun to break here in the Denver area. A bit colder and more frozen than a typical year in the Central Rockies has contributed a great deal to my laziness.  Sooner or later the laws of physics will take hold and it will warm up. Yesterday was a warm day and…

The Northern Shoveler

Northern Shovelers are a common waterfowl here in Colorado. The shoveler is a fairly skittish duck, tending to keep its distance from people. It’s easiest to catch them in flight as once hey hit the water they will move into an area of the lake that will give them a safe distance from the camera…

Duck of the Day

Back to the tree in the lake this morning for bird action. Not much bird action. It was fairly cold this morning and the Great Blue Herons weren’t in much of a mood to mingle. So, I worked the other birds instead.  This is my first photo of a Canvasback duck.  Go figure.