Bird Photos / Ruddy DuckLast Update: 12/2/2012
I saw this female Ruddy Duck in one of the ponds of the Swan Harbor Farms impoundment area. A large group of other ducks flew off as I approached, but this brave one stayed and floated around the pond.
Joyce and I saw a large group of ruddy ducks sleeping on the water at Silver Lake in Rehobeth, DE, on March 9th, 2008.
I saw several ruddy ducks in Bunker Pond at Cape May, NJ, on November 15th, 2008.
A group of Ruddy Ducks was near the shore at Oxford, MD on January 31st, 2009.
A large group of snoozing Canvasbacks and active Ruddy Ducks were on Silver Lake on December 29th, 2009.
I saw these birds at Bolsa Chica Wildlife Preserve in late January 2010.
There were plenty fo Ruddy Ducks in the ponds at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on November 26th, 2012.