Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
The birds nearest to the jetty this morning were mostly Common Eiders and also Harlequin Ducks.
More info on Common Eiders – https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Common_Eider/overview
Visit Barnegat Lighthouse State Park – https://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/barnlig.html
Harlequin Ducks preening
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, LBI NJ
When engaged in behavioral interactions, the Harlequin Duck gives distinctly unducklike squeaks, the source of one of its local names: sea mouse. More info on Harlequins –https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Harlequin_Duck/overview
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