A cruel King was riding out one day, when he saw a fox attack a hen. But just then a dog ran after the fox and bit his leg. The fox, however, lame as he was, managed to escape into his hole, and the dog ran off. A man who saw him threw a ston... Read more of The King Who Grew Kind at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational

Domestic Animals

Dog Breeds   -   Dogs   -   Cats  -   Fish  -   Guinea Pigs

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Most Viewed

Cinnamon Teal
In the Pacific Flyway, cinnamon teal are far more common th...

Length--22 in. Weight--3 lbs. Normally late to start so...

Length--17 in. Weight--2 lbs. Similar in appearance to...

Puddle Ducks
Puddle ducks are typically birds of fresh, shallow marshes ...

Common--Length--19 in. Weight--2 lbs. Barrow's...

Length--14 in. Weight--1 lb. Stragglers migrate south ...

Length--20 in. Weight--2 lbs. A slim, brightly plumage...

Length--24-25 in. Weight--3 - 3 lbs. These are sea ge...

Length--26 Weight--1 lbs. These ducks use all four fly...

Length--21 Weight--2 lbs. Gadwalls are most numerous in...

Least Viewed

Red-breasted Merganser
Length--23 in. Weight--2 lbs. These birds winter most ...

White-winged Scoter
Length--21 in. Weight--3 lbs. The three scoters on th...

Black Scoter
Length--19 in. Weight--2 lbs. In flight, drakes appea...

Length--21 Weight--1 lbs. These are nervous birds, qui...

Diving Ducks
Diving ducks frequent the larger, deeper lakes and rivers, ...

Hooded Merganser
Length--18 in. Weight--1 lbs. Often seen in pairs, or ...

White-fronted Geese
Length--29 in. Weight--6 lbs. Migrates chiefly in the ...

What To Look For
Differences in size, shape, plumage patterns and colors, wi...

Length--19 Weight--1 lbs. Shovelers, 'spoonbills' to ...

Green-winged Teal
Length--15 in. Weight--14 oz. Quite hardy--some birds s...


Greater--Length--18 in.
Weight--2 lbs.

Lesser--Length--17 in.
Weight--1-7/8 lbs.

Except for the wing marks, greater and lesser scaup appear nearly
identical in the field.

The light band near the trailing edges of the wings runs almost to the
tip in the greater scaup, but only about half way in the lesser.

Greater scaup prefer large open water areas; lesser scaup often use
marshes and ponds.

Both species migrate late, sometimes just before freezeup.

Flock movements are rapid, often erratic, usually in compact groups.

Hens are silent; drake lesser scaup purr; drake greater scaup have a
discordant scaup, scaup.

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