Tag Archives: birding New Jersey

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

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.

Black Scoter Duck

Black Scoter Female

Black Scoter Female

The picture of this Black Scoter Duck Female was photographed in the waters off the Barnegat Lighthouse Jetty in New Jersey on very cold windy day. This Black Scoter was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens. Groups of Black Scoters often can be located by the constant mellow, plaintive whistling sound of the males.
To hear the song of the Black Scoter, click on the arrow below.

Northern Shoveler in Flight

Northern Shoveler Drake in Flight

Northern Shoveler Drake in Flight

Northern Shoveler in Flight

The picture of this Northern Shoveler in Flight was photographed at the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. This Northern Shoveler was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens.
To hear the sounds of the Northern Shoveler, click on the arrow below.