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Birding yesterday in southern BC and have been seeing lots of ring-necks and buffleheads along with Mallards and Barrow's goldeneye and I think there are scaups mixed in, but the groups are usually at the far end of the pond and often sleeping so I am having trouble differentiating them (unless I clearly see the white inverted V in front of the wing in the ring-neck males). In the first photo, I think the brown duck in the center is a female lesser scaup and, the second photo, the duck on the far left behind the female bufflehead is a male lesser scaup. Can someone verify or correct me?

Thanks in advance.

DSCN4433 ring neck and one scaup female.JPG

DSCN4436 lesser S male.JPG

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