|Grout Bay, Big Bear Lake, California and a frozen over lake|
|immature harrier hawk beside prey|
The small area of open water was filled with mallards, ruddy ducks, northern shovelers, teal, grebes, common golden-eyes, buffleheads, CA gulls and mergansers.
|mallards and ruddy ducks just feet from the harrier and coot|
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