Duck pictures Waterfowl identification chart to help identify flying ducks and waterfwol in ALaska Oldsquaw,Harlequin, Scoters, Eiders, Swans, Goldeneye,Barrows and Pacific Eiders on Kodiak Island and Alaska Peninsula.
Look for Ring-necked Ducks (Aythya collaris) on smaller bodies of water than other diving ducks. In winter and on migration, this can include beaver ponds, small lakes, marshes, cattle ponds, or even flooded agricultural fields across North America. These ducks breed in freshwater marshes, bogs, and other shallow, often acidic wetlands.
The Wood Duck is one of the most stunningly pretty of all waterfowl. Males are iridescent chestnut and green, with ornate patterns on nearly every feather; the elegant females have a distinctive profile and delicate white pattern around the eye. These birds live in wooded swamps, where they nest in holes in trees or in nest boxes put up around lake margins. They are one of the few duc
Green-winged teale male. A very small, brightly patterned duck, the Green-winged Teal prefers shallow ponds with lots of emergent vegetation. Along the coast, it prefers tidal creeks, mudflats, and marshes to more open water.