My apologizes for the poor quality shots- the best ones were taken through a scope through my phone's camera, as my regular camera could not get a decent photo with low light!
Along Jackson Ranch Rd., Arcata.
A hybrid Eurasian (A. c. crecca) x American (A. c. carolinensis) Green-winged Teal at the Arcata Marsh.
Juvenile or 1st winter
With American Wigeons and one American Coot for variety
At Humboldt State University. 8/20/09
Another rare bird hanging out in Humboldt County!
This bird breeds in Alaska and northern Canada and winters along the coast, south to California (rarely) and Virginia.