American Black Duck in Flight

Ameircan Black Duck in FlightAmerican Black Duck in Flight
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The picture of the American Black Duck in Flight was photographed at the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. Look for American Black Ducks in both fresh and saltwater in eastern North America, where they will look like female Mallards except with an olive-yellow bill and overall darker, higher-contrast plumage.

Click on arrow above to hear the sounds of the American Black Duck

 

Herring Gull Portrait

Herring Gull

Herring Gull Portrait

This Herring Gull Portrait was photographed at the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. The Herring Gull is being displaced by increasing numbers of the Great Black-backed Gull.

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Snow Goose in Flight

Snow Goose in Flight
Snow Goose in Flight
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The picture of this Snow Goose in Flight was taken at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. If the geese are around, they’ll be hard to miss: a cacophony of honks accompanying a huge flock either on the ground or in the air.

To hear the sounds of a flock of Snow Geese, click on arrow above.

Brant Foraging

Brant Foraging at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Brant
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The picture of this Brant Foraging was taken at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens New York. An abundant small goose of the ocean shores, the Brant breeds in the high Arctic tundra and winters along both coasts.

Click on the arrow above to hear the sounds of the Brant

Black Scoter Pair

Black Scoter Pair
Black Scoter Pair
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The picture of these two Black Scoters was taken at Jones Beach State Park at the Coast Guard Station in New York. The Black Scoter is among the most vocal of waterfowl.

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