Adirondack Chronicles 2019.3: Duck Hunting
Loons are only one of a wide variety of duck species in the Adirondack waters, and each is beautiful in their own way. The mallard hen above is sleeping on a log on the Ausable River near Lake Placid while some friends preen nearby:
This mallard scooted about the pond:
While this trio swam about enjoying the warm afternoon:
The goldeneye ducks are named for — guess what? — their yellow eyes! These are enjoying an afternoon on Tupper Lake:
While these ducks are playing on Follensby Clear Pond:
There’s a lot going on among the lakes and ponds other than ducks, of course…. here’s a fun view into the water with fish below and a blue needle fly perched above:
And, of course, dragonflies…. everywhere!
Next: loon family update, and more!