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.
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.
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.
The picture of this Common Eider was photographed in Jones Beach State Park at the Coast Guard Station in New York. The Common Eider is the largest duck on North America.
The picture of this lovely Bank Swallow was photographed at the Bear River National Wildlife Refuge in Utah. Bank Swallows are one of the most widely distributed birds in the world.