Chatting with Buffleheads at Sweetwater Wetlands

February 27, 2020 - Then I headed to the pool where a volunteer told me the Buffleheads have been hanging out.... While I've seen Buffleheads before, these were closer and more cooperative than the others I've photographed.... Read more


Odd Couple at Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

January 14, 2017 - Our best birds of the morning were the "odd couple" - a male Hooded Merganser and a female Bufflehead....  They were really far away, but how often do you see a hoodie and a bufflehead?...  (For that matter, in Central Florida, how often do you see a Bufflehead?)  This was…... Read more


My First Male Bufflehead!

February 27, 2015 - - Rich Buffleheads are fairly rare birds in Florida in winter, and I've only ever seen a couple of females....  A flock of Buffleheads regularly winters in a retention pond near the house, so Rich and I took a little drive.... Yep, that's a male Bufflehead!... Read more


Cloudy Morning Walk at Lake Morton

January 15, 2014 -  Then I noticed this female Bufflehead swimming with a bunch of Ruddy Ducks....  I've only seen a Bufflehead twice before (at Circle B and the Viera Wetlands) and this one came very close, giving me a great chance to get some pictures....  Now I really want to see a male…... Read more

Frogs for Breakfast at Viera Wetlands

December 5, 2011 - There were plenty of coots (10054 if you listen to Kathy!!), with a few Shoveler, Hooded Mergansers, and a Bufflehead mixed in.... I was happy to see the Bufflehead, who has been hanging around the wetlands for the last week or so.... I saw my first Bufflehead at Circle B…... Read more


My First Bufflehead at the Circle B Bar Reserve

November 26, 2011 - The best bird of the morning was this female Bufflehead, who was on the south side of the Marsh Rabbit Run trail about a third of the way up the trail.... I've never seen a Bufflehead before.... Bird Species List (39 total): American Bittern, American Coot, American Wigeon, Anhinga, Bald…... Read more