Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

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

 

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.

Purple Martin Male Adult

Purple Martin perched
Purple Martin
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Purple Martin is a swallow that feeds in midair, catching large, aerial insects such as dragonflies. The picture of this Purple Martin male adult was photographed at the Fosythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey.

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.

Red-winged Blackbird in Flight

Red-winged Blackbird in Flight

Red-winged Blackbird in Flight

Red-winged Blackbird in Flight

The Red-winged Blackbird is one of the most abundant birds across North America, and one of the most boldly colored. The picture of this Red-winged Blackbird in Flight was photographed at the Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey. This Red-winged Blackbird was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark IV and the Canon 100-400 II lens.
To hear the sounds of the Red-winged Blackbird, click on the arrow below.