The male Ring-necked Duck is a sharply marked bird of gleaming black, gray, and white. Females are rich brown with a delicate face pattern. At distance, look for this species’ distinctive, peaked head to help you identify it. Even though this species dives for its food, you can find it in shallow wetlands such as beaver swamps, ponds, and bays. Of all the diving duck species, the Ring-necked Duck is […]
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Mallard Ducks on Flat Creek enjoy the sunshine.
Swans,Ducks, and American Coots peacefully sharing the pond on Flat Creek
The Cinnamon Teal is a species of duck found in western North and South America. It is a small dabbling duck, with bright reddish plumage on the male and duller brown plumage on the female. It lives in marshes and ponds, and feeds mostly on plants. The Cinnamon Teal is the only duck with separate breeding populations in North America and South America. Unlike most North American dabbling ducks, the […]