Waterfowl Identification in the Central Flyway
The Council, 1974 - Waterfowl - 51 pages
An aid to hunters and bird fanciers for the identification of waterfowl species which are native or migratory in the central United States. Includes color illustrations of each bird.
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Blackbellied Tree Duck
PUDDLE DUCKS 827 Ringnecked Duck
Mexican Duck 10 Ruddy Duck
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Adult bar on leading base of bill belly contrasts Belly white Bill and feet Bill black Bill bright Bill gray Bill short Black back Black Duck black spots blackish Blue-wing brown to near-winter brownish Central Flyway chest and rump chest and sides cinnamon CINNAMON TEAL colora COMMON GOLDENEYE contrast with dark contrasts with white Dark head distinct white bar DIVING DUCKS dusky white faint white FALL Ranging feet and wings Feet gray Feet orange Flight Grayish brown Grayish white greenish yellow Head and neck INCHES LONG MALE iridescent green LARGE DUCK leading edge Lesser and middle low raspy rink MALE FEMALE MEDIUM-SIZED DUCK MEXICAN DUCK middle coverts Mottled brown MOTTLED DUCK Mottled gray orange with black orangish pinkish POUNDS Ranging from mottled Rapid wingbeat RING-NECKED DUCK Similar to male Snow Goose Speculum white tail undertail coverts vermiculated Voice waterfowl Whistle white belly white flecking white patch whitish WINTER Body