Common Mergansers have long and slender bodies with red bills and feet. The male has a long white body with a black back and dark green head. The female is gray with red crested head, white chin and chest. Both have saw-edge on upper part of the beak. They live in various places in North… Read More COMMON MERGANSER
Ring-necked ducks get the name from the hard-to-see chestnut collar on its black neck. A distinct marking are two white rings on the bill. The females are mostly brown with a white eye-ring. These ducks are generally found in the northern parts of North America in the summer and the southern parts in winter by… Read More RING-NECKED DUCKS
Here is a Double-Crested Cormorant I saw in a pond near my home, on two different days. The Mallards are trying to sleep. DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT
Here is a Mallard and an American Coot walking together in the mud, close to a local duck pond.