I guess you might say I could watch the ducks all day. Ginny's brother-in-law Colin has seen 17 new birds for him between the rv park and the refuge.
In New Mexico, we call this Mormon tea. The blossoms blow into my garage and make a mess when the door is open. Guaranteed to make you sneeze.
I learned that this guy is an American coot, as opposed to an old coot which is what I normally encounter. I don't see any webs on his feet. They look rather interesting.