Lesser Scaup Twins. The Lesser Scaup is a small North American diving duck that migrates south as far as Central America in winter. It is colloquially known as the Little Bluebill or Broadbill because of its distinctive blue bill
Mallard's in flight... "Mated pairs" MIGRATE TO and BREED IN the northern parts of their range and build nests on the ground or in a protected cavity... http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/mallard-duck/
Mallard: "The world's most common duck, the mallard migrates further than any other duck and is a rowdy and gregarious bird. Sadly, its very enthusiasm for cosying up to the locals wherever it migrates has dealt a bitter blow to biodiversity: the mallard can breed with an astonishing 63 other species, watering down the gene pool as it goes." 100 Alien Invaders; www.bradtguides.com
King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) is a large sea duck that breeds along Northern Hemisphere Arctic coasts of northeast Europe, North America and Asia. The birds spend most of the year in coastal marine ecosystems at high latitudes, and migrate to Arctic tundra to breed in June and July. They lay four to seven eggs in a scrape on the ground lined with grass and down.
The Eurasian Teal or Common Teal (Anas crecca) is a common and widespread duck which breeds in temperate Eurasia and migrates south in winter. The Eurasian Teal is often called simply the Teal due to being the only one of these small dabbling ducks in much of its range. The bird gives its name to the blue-green colour teal. It is a highly gregarious duck outside the breeding season and can form large flocks. It is commonly found in sheltered wetlands and feeds on seeds and aquatic…