Posted by: PMGDD | April 20, 2021

Harlequin Duck in Breeding Colors

Beautiful indeed Nancy, in its full breeding regalia. One was spotted in Fredericton last week, likely taking a shortcut cross country, to its breeding grounds, this one too, same bird perhaps?! Very nice find, very nice photos. Peter

From: Nancy Mullin <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:31 PM
To: Peter and Deana Gadd <>
Subject: Harlequin Duck in Breeding Colors

Was returning from a walk along the river trail in Quarryville and spied a duck of some kind, on a rock under the Bridge…I slowly crept down to the water and was amazed at the beautiful colors! I was able to get a few clear shots. Imagine my surprise, when I looked in Sibley’s and it turned out to be a Harlequin… A lifer!!!

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