Falcated Duck slide show
Photographed at Colusa National Wildlife Refuge two years in a row, this Asian duck, formerly called Falcated Teal, is a very rare stray into western Alaska.
Mandarin Duck - Exotic Escapees slide show
The mandarin duck is a perching duck species native to the East Palearctic. These ducks were photographed in Laguna Creek in Elk Grove, California. They are likely escapees from someones pong.
© Leslie J. Morris