Sunday, April 26, 2015
Barrow’s goldeneye nest in cavities in large trees or in nest boxes. They are common fall residents at Lake Solano, where they spend much of their time diving for a variety of prey, including mollusks, crustaceans, fish and occasionally fish eggs. Dee E. Warenycia/Courtesy photo
Hooded mergansers have a crest that can be spread or closed, like a fan. Mergansers have exceptional underwater vision, which helps them forage in Lake Solano for crawdads and aquatic insects once they arrive here in the fall. John White/Courtesy photo
Last summer, Watershed Wonders canoe trip participants explored the creek and learned about Putah Creek hydrology on a beautiful sunshine-filled day. Stephen McCord/Courtesy photo