Saturday, September 17, 2016
MUTE SWAN & NORTHERN SHOVELERS, COLONEL SAMUEL SMITH PARK, TORONTO, ON
The duck to the left of the Mute Swan is a male Northern Shoveler in fall plumage. You can see the large shovel-like bill, yellow eyes, white bar on coverts and dark and white stripes between eye and bill. The duck to the right of the Mute Swan is either a female or juvenile Northern Shoveler. You can see the large bill and the white stripe on the coverts.