A bad picture, but it was right in front of me and had a little blotch of red on its head!
I couldn't find any acorns around.
Not certain; weigh in.
Lower bird, with lesser scaup.
Upper bird with greater scaup.
We found millipede cruising around by our things in the leaf litter and freshly spread wood mulch. I think this is a common millipede according to this website: http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7472.html
I handled it briefly to show the children, it curled up when I initially picked it up.