While not technically a lifer because I saw a female Canvasback last year, I had never seen a male Canvasback until I was at Granada Park recently. I love those red eyes.
It was a gloomy day so the water looked murky. I didn’t know what the following duck was until later and he isn’t a lifer either but I had never seen a juvenile Redhead before:
This is what he will look like when he grows up (from the same lake last year), another handsome duck:
And because they are so often overlooked because they are common, yet really pretty: