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2 hours ago, floraphile said:

18 Mar 2021 Baldwin co. AL; saltwater/brackish marsh & bay

1.  Are these just Mallards or something more exciting?


2.  Rough-winged Swallow vs. female Purple Martin

Small group feeding quite low over marsh grass;  individuals looked dark in coloration from afar.


#2:  I found a better picture of the dark individuals and they are definitely Tree Swallows.  

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19 minutes ago, Birding Boy said:

I think these birds have orange/yellow feet if you zoom in, which should eliminate Canvasback.

I saw those pretty legs. ?    I also considered Gadwall and looked for the white patch, but couldn't find it for sure, so I went with Mallard.  

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