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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.

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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.

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Ducks at a Distance: A Waterfowl Identification Guide : Hines, Robert W. : Free Download & Streaming

Ducks at a Distance(2 of 2): A Waterfowl Identification Guide by Hines, Robert W. (TAG:LINK=>ARCHIVE.ORG; PUBLIC DOMAIN)

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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

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Mallard Duck: © Cameron Rognan If someone at a park is feeding bread to ducks, chances are there are Mallards in the fray. Perhaps the most familiar of all ducks, Mallards occur throughout North America and Eurasia in ponds and parks as well as wilder wetlands and estuaries. The male’s gleaming green head, gray flanks, and black tail-curl arguably make it the most easily identified duck. Mallards have long been hunted for the table, and almost all domestic ducks come from this species.

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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.

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