A little help with bird identification please

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We were at Anahuac NWR today. I did fairly well identifying birds but there is one that I am not sure about. Can anyone help please? I have tried eBirds / Merlin and they suggested blue winged teal. I am thinking they could be mottled ducks.
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Ducks ?(_D7A6783)

I would also appreciate verifying my identification of this Red tailed hawk. I once again used Merlin to identify it. But the eye color is what is throwing me.
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Red Tailed Hawk(_D7A6683-2)
 

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