Male and female Buffleheads observed in the Village Creek Drying Beds in Arlington, Texas.

Two male Buffleheads and one female (center).
Two male Buffleheads and one female (center).
Male and female Buffleheads congregating at the VCDB in Arlington, Texas.
Male and female Buffleheads congregating at the VCDB in Arlington, Texas.
The male Buffleheads were very busy preening themselves.  Here, one has rotated onto his back in order work on his belly feathers.
The male Buffleheads were very busy preening themselves. Here, one has rotated onto his back in order work on his belly feathers.
Inverted in the water.
Inverted in the water.
Flapping off the excess water.
Flapping off the excess water.
A male Bufflehead.
A male Bufflehead.
A female Bufflehead.
A female Bufflehead.

Observation Details

CountyTarrant
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CityArlington
DateFeb 17, 2013
Time of DayMidmorning
TemperatureCool (50-69°F/10-21°C)
WeatherClear
HabitatWater-Bog/Marsh/Swamp
Type of BehaviorSwimming
GenderMixed
MaturityAdult
ObserverChris Jackson