for the furred 'n' feathered fraternity.
In poor light these guys are hard to tell apart. Even in good light it's tricky.

[Stephen and I saw a raft of these today; he thought it would make a nice picture
but I said the light was not nearly good enough. This is from March 2010.]

The green-headed guy is a Common Goldeneye, the blue-headed guys are Barrow's Goldeneyes.

The rest are either females or immatures and pretty hard to ID.

[For MickPt: ISO 100, f/8, 1/320 seconds, 280mm for a 35mm equivalent of 448mm]



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