This group of male and female Gadwalls was videoed in a small Beaver Pond in Carrollton, Texas. The ducks were engaging in a behavior known as dabbling. The birds would periodically tip themselves into a head-down position in order to feed on submerged aquatic vegetation.

Observation Details

CountyDenton
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CityCarrollton
DateDec 2, 2012
Time of DayAfternoon
TemperatureWarm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
WeatherPartly Cloudy
HabitatWater-Creek
Type of BehaviorFeeding
GenderMixed
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson