Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge
This duck with its very large, flat bill swam close by so I was able to get a sharp image, even with a substantial crop. I relied on David Allen Sibley's field guide Sibley Birds West to help me identify the various ducks, with assistance from the experienced bird watchers leading our group.
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