Winter Male King Eider at LaSalle Marina in Burlington
First winter male King Eider at LaSalle
Marina in Burlington on 17 February 2012. The same individual was at Bayfront Park in Hamilton earlier in February.
King Eiders are regular winter visitors in small numbers on Lake
It was always with Mallards, in
particular a female Mallard, which it followed closely. LaSalle Park
in Burlington on 17 February 2012
Often near the shore, this first winter
King Eider showed no concern for all the people who like to watch
the ducks and swans at LaSalle, and provided a great opportunity to
study its plumage. 17 February 2012.