September 3, 2015


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Life at Delta Marsh

A canvasback duck uses the water as a runway for takeoff. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck shows why it's got that name. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fred Greenslade sets out decoys at Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fred Greenslade waits for ducks to commit to his decoys at Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A trio of northern pintail ducks fly over Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Redhead ducks scout for a good landing spot. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A redhead duck flies low over Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Snow geese fly high above Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Tundra swans float above the marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck comes in for a water landing at Delta Marsh. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck makes a splash after landing in the water at Delta Marsh. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck tilts its head way back. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal coasts in for a landing. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal hits the water as it lands in Delta Marsh. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Joe Bryksa waits patiently to get his shots. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A group of lesser scaup come in for a landing. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Some redhead ducks survey the scene. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A redhead duck flies low over Delta Marsh. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A ringnecked duck shows off its waterskiing skills as it lands at Delta Marsh. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A ringnecked duck lines up with the Delta Marsh runway. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fred Greenslade waits for ducks to commit to his decoys at Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal low in flight over Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A lesser scaup gets a closer look. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A redhead duck comes in for a landing. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Daybreak at Delta Marsh. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal floats above Delta Marsh. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A lesser scaup seems to stand on water as it lands at Delta Marsh. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A lesser scaup does the old walk-on-water trick. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A pair of mating ducks awaits a brood of ducklings. (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck uses the water as a runway for takeoff. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck shows why it's got that name. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fred Greenslade sets out decoys at Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fred Greenslade waits for ducks to commit to his decoys at Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A trio of northern pintail ducks fly over Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Redhead ducks scout for a good landing spot. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A redhead duck flies low over Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Snow geese fly high above Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Tundra swans float above the marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck comes in for a water landing at Delta Marsh. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck makes a splash after landing in the water at Delta Marsh. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A canvasback duck tilts its head way back. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal coasts in for a landing. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal hits the water as it lands in Delta Marsh. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Joe Bryksa waits patiently to get his shots. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A group of lesser scaup come in for a landing. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Some redhead ducks survey the scene. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A redhead duck flies low over Delta Marsh. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A ringnecked duck shows off its waterskiing skills as it lands at Delta Marsh. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A ringnecked duck lines up with the Delta Marsh runway. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Fred Greenslade waits for ducks to commit to his decoys at Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal low in flight over Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A lesser scaup gets a closer look. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A redhead duck comes in for a landing. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Daybreak at Delta Marsh. - (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A green-winged teal floats above Delta Marsh. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A lesser scaup seems to stand on water as it lands at Delta Marsh. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A lesser scaup does the old walk-on-water trick. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
A pair of mating ducks awaits a brood of ducklings. - (FRED GREENSLADE FOR WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

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