File: Scaup swim on Jan. 20, 2014, in the Atlantic Ocean off Coligny Beach Park on Hilton Head Island. The ducks breed in the northern U.S. and Canada and spend the winter in area waters, floating in large flocks and feeding by diving for shellfish and other aquatic animals.
File: Scaup swim on Jan. 20, 2014, in the Atlantic Ocean off Coligny Beach Park on Hilton Head Island. The ducks breed in the northern U.S. and Canada and spend the winter in area waters, floating in large flocks and feeding by diving for shellfish and other aquatic animals. Jay Karr/ The Island Packet
File: Scaup swim on Jan. 20, 2014, in the Atlantic Ocean off Coligny Beach Park on Hilton Head Island. The ducks breed in the northern U.S. and Canada and spend the winter in area waters, floating in large flocks and feeding by diving for shellfish and other aquatic animals. Jay Karr/ The Island Packet

Fine, feathered winter visitors come to island

January 20, 2011 08:47 PM