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27 Cards in this Set

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Has a black head and neck, white patches on the face, and a brownish-gray body. Diver, males and females look the same.
Canada Goose
has a black bill, a chestnut red head and neck, a black breast, a grayish back, black rump, and a blackish brown tail. Diver
Canvasback Male
birds have a bright green head, puddle duck
Mallard Male
is light brown. Puddle duck
Mallard female
has a light brown head and neck, grading into a darker brown chest and foreback. Diver
Canvasback female
is mainly scalloped and mottled in light brown with a more uniformly grey-brown head, and has a pointed tail
Pintail female
in breeding plumage has a chocolate-brown head and white breast with a white stripe extending up the side of the neck. Its upperparts and sides are grey, but elongated grey feathers with black central stripes are draped across the back from the shoulder area
Pintail Male
has a blue bill, a red head and neck, a black breast, yellow eyes and a grey back.
Redhead Male
has a brown head and body and a darker bluish bill with a black tip diver
Redhead Female
is similar in color pattern to the Eurasian Tufted Duck, It has a grey bill with a white band, a shiny purple head, a white breast, yellow eyes and a dark grey back.
Ringneck Male
has a pale brown head and body with a dark brown back, a dark bill with a more subtle light band than the male and brown eyes.
Ringneck Female
have a rust-red body, a blue bill, and a white face with a black cap Diver
Ruddy duck Male
have a grey-brown body with a greyish face with a darker bill, cap and a cheek stripe. Diver
Ruddy Duck Female
in alternate plumage have a black, effervescent head and a small tuft at the hindcrown, a black breast, a whitish-grey back and wings with darker vermiculations and black outer and geyish-brown inner primary remiges. The underparts are white with some olive vermiculations on the flanks, and the rectrices and tail coverts are black.
Scaup (bluebill) Male
have a white band at the base of the bill, often a lighter ear region, and are otherwise dark brown all over, shading to white on the mid-belly.
Scaup (bluebill) Female
is light brown, with plumage much like a female Mallard, but easily distinguished by the long broad bill, which is gray tinged with orange on cutting edge and lower mandible. Puddle duck
Shoveler Female
has a green head, white breast and chestnut belly and flanks. In flight, pale blue forewing feathers are revealed, separated from the green speculum by a white border. Puddle duck
Shoveler Male
has two color plumage morphs, white (snow) or gray/blue (blue), thus the common description as "snows" and "blues."
Snow goose
has grey flanks and back, with a yellow rear end and a white-edged green speculum
Green wing Teal Male
light brown, with plumage much like a female Mallard. They can be distinguished from most ducks on size and shape, and the speculum.
Green Wing Teal Female
has a greyish blue head with a white facial crescent, a light brown body with a white patch near the rear and a black tail.
Blue Wing Teal Male
is mottled brown, and has a whitish area at base of bill. Both sexes have sky-blue wing coverts, a green speculum, and yellow legs.
Blue Wing teal Female
the plumage of both subspecies is entirely white, with black feet, and a bill that is mostly black, with a thin salmon-pink streak running along the mouthline and – depending on the subspecies – more or less yellow in the proximal part. The iris is dark brown. In birds living in waters that contains large amounts of iron ions (e.g. bog lakes), the head and neck plumage acquires a golden or rusty hue.
Whistling Swan
has a cinnamon-red head and body with a brown back, a red eye and a dark bill
Cinnamon Teal Male
has a mottled brown body, a pale brown head, brown eyes and a grey bill and is very similar in appearance to a female Blue-winged Teal; however its overall color is richer, the lore spot, eye line
Cinnamon Teal Female
has distinctive multicolored iridescent plumage and red eyes
Wood Duck Male
less colorful, has a white eye-ring and a whitish throat.
Wood Duck Female