Dating, Bufflehead Style

//Dating, Bufflehead Style

Dating, Bufflehead Style

I wish I’d been closer than the far reach of my lens, struggling for focus in the thick of weather. I snapped these from the shore, capturing the distant dynamics of a Bufflehead courtship ritual. Two males were vying for the one female pictured here.

Bufflehead Courtship

Bufflehead Courtship - ©ingridtaylar

Bufflehead Duck Courtship

Vying - ©ingridtaylar

Female Bufflehead

Female Bufflehead - ©ingridtaylar

Bufflehead Courtship

Bufflehead Courtship - ©ingridtaylar

Male Bufflehead

Male Bufflehead - ©ingridtaylar

Male Bufflehead in Flight

Bufflehead Skip - ©ingridtaylar

Bufflehead Courtship

Bufflehead Courtship - ©ingridtaylar

Bufflehead Mating and Courtship

Pairing Off - ©ingridtaylar

By | 2011-03-07T22:40:44+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Animal Behavior, Blog, Ducks|1 Comment

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  1. select * from authors March 8, 2011 at 1:32 am

    good

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