The New Zealand Scaup (Aythya novaeseelandiae) is a diving duck exclusive to New Zealand. This particular one was at Western Springs where there is a small resident flock of scaups.
Find more weekend reflections at James’ Newtown Area Photo.
Birds, Reflections, Western Springs
November 6, 2010 at 7:49 am
What a gorgeous duck! I love its coloring! And such a great reflection! Terrific shot for the day, Paul! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
November 6, 2010 at 9:16 am
He seems startled at the thought someone would want to take his picture.
November 6, 2010 at 9:05 pm
I love ducks with green feathers, something about the silky flash it has in the water.
November 6, 2010 at 9:28 pm
Those yellow eyes are really impressive ! Thanks for making us discover this particular species ; I did learn something today, and I really enjoy that.
November 7, 2010 at 3:42 am
Awesome reflection shot!
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