East-central MO, Southwestern IL.
Dabblers. ID on first pic:
Here a striking drake:

Again. Here the Possum-faced Puddle Duck:
Did you guess?

Somebody will see/say it: (and be mistaken)

I just like the fuchsia boxcar. 1st cycle hooded gull:

Back to ID first pic. Bluebird sized thrush:
Every year I'm surprised by the heavy tobacco drool:

Here a peep showing remnant breed (exciting) plumage:
Here winter (dull) plumage:

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