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

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

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

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

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

Mallard
Length--24 Weight--2 lbs. The mallard is our most comm...

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

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

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

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


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Black Duck
Length--24 in. Weight--2 lbs. A bird of the eastern St...

Redheads
Length--20 in. Weight--2 lbs. Range coast to coast, wi...

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

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

Harlequin
Length--17 in. Weight--1 lbs. Glossy slate-blue plumag...

Swans
Trumpeter--Length--59 in. Weight--28 lbs. Wh...

Canada Geese
Numerous and popular, Canada geese are often called honkers...

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

Identification Is Important
Identifying waterfowl gives many hours of enjoyment to mill...

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



White-fronted Geese








Length--29 in.
Weight--6 lbs.

Migrates chiefly in the Central and Pacific flyways but also present in
the Mississippi. Rare in the Atlantic Flyway. Appears brownish gray at a
distance. Often called specklebelly.

Most distinctive characteristic of the V-shaped flocks is the high
pitched call kow-kow-kow-kow.






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