Cattail Marsh Wetlands
An active sewer treatment plant in Beaumont, Texas has provided a heavenly layout of shallow water ponds for ducks and other wildlife. Images from six visits over two weeks during mating season (2016-17) are shown here.Read More
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Many duck wing bars are iridescent. The Green-winged Teal bar is green in bright sun, often blue/turquoise in overcast, dark blue at oblique angles in morning sun, and near purple occasionally. Mallard wing bars can also turn deep purple.