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Harlequin Duck

Histrionicus histrionicus

Description:

A beautiful slate-blue duck with bold and bright white and brown markings. Females are brown-grey with dull white patches.

Habitat:

Ocean waters along a rock jetty at an inlet.

Notes:

Quite a few individuals. Males outnumbered females. Stunning birds.

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3 Comments

Matt Hampel
Matt Hampel 5 years ago

Thanks, António. Will do!

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

This one has been on my list for a while now... and still is!

Beautiful capture Matt,congrats and thanks for sharing.
Please consider adding this spotting to the 2015 Best Wildlife photo mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1184...

Matt Hampel
Spotted by
Matt Hampel

Surf City, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jan 25, 2015
Submitted on Jan 25, 2015

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