|Too far away to see, except as a fluttering arrow. But the pattern of whites* on wings and rumps identifies them as American wigeons.|
|A gull watches me. One step closer, she says, and I'm outta here.|
* There's an interesting article and available guides that help with waterfowl id, even at a distance, using the patterns of white markings. I followed the link from the CornellLab bird id website. "Where's the White?" I will be ordering one, or maybe two.