Tag Archives: Harlequin Duck

Common Ground-Dove  (Photo by Nathan Goldberg)
Female Harlequin Duck ignoring the whitewater in Warm Springs Creek, Idaho (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Photo Study – Idaho Harlequin Duck

Whether floating along rocky ocean shorelines or navigating the raging rapids of a mountain stream, Harlequin Ducks are totally at home in rough water. The fast-flowing, high elevation rivers and…

Red-breasted Mergansers like this male are common at the inlet (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Harlequin Duck
Wilson's Plover (Nathan Goldberg)
The continuing odd couple - immature male Harlequin Duck and female Long-tailed Duck. (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)
Long-tailed Duck

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, NJ

Last Saturday, I traveled to Barnegat Lighthouse State Park in New Jersey. Although slightly chilly, the sun and lack of wind made the birding conditions excellent… or at least better…

Harlequin Duck - males (Photo by Alex Lamoreaux)

Photo Study: Harlequin Ducks at Barnegat Light, NJ

The Harlequin Duck is simultaneously the most beautiful and one of the most odd-looking species of waterfowl in North America, so there is no wonder it is a species high on most…

American Bittern