aix (a water bird) sponsa (a bride)
Sunday, July 1, 1979 — 3:45 pm
Barrington, Illinois — Crabtree Nature Center
We spotted a female and seven young swimming and feeding in Sulky Pond near the island.
On Wednesday, October 3, 1979, I saw several males in a pond at Crabtree with Mallards, American Coots and American Wigeons.