Category Archives: Birds

American Black Duck in Flight

Ameircan Black Duck in Flight

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 GullThis 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.

Click on the arrow to hear the sounds of the Herring Gull

Snow Goose in Flight

Snow Goose in Flight

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.