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other web sites that feature waterfowl identification.
Gallery - Provides a picture and sound of common North American waterfowl, as well as breeding, migratory, and winter
habitat requirements, and population status. A Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
- This is a highly distributed publication with waterfowl species
identification (paintings and text) and natural history information.
A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service site.
Bird Identification Infocenter - This site provides identification
tips, photos, songs, similar species comparisons, life history, taxonomy,
and range maps of North American birds, including waterfowl. Site
created and maintained by the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, U.S. FWS.
Age, and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage-- USGS site
with information from Samuel M. Carney's book of the same title.
This site provides identification tips (photographs) for wings of
individual species, as well as comparison of similar species.