The water was frozen everywhere. This was one of the few places where the water was not frozen and not ice cold! Glad that they were tempted.
The females arrived with their hair(feather)do perfect for the holiday season.
It was pretty cold even though the wind had dwindled to a small breath which only fluffed the tops of the head now and again. And some of them were puffed up like butterballs.
They usually have yellow tips at the end of the trail and this one is red! I thought that had something to do with gender, but I could not find information on that. Hope they stay a while longer.