Category Archives: Shorebirds and Coastal Birds

Ring-Necked Duck, ( Aythya Collaris)

Identifying Them: These ducks are easily identified by the white ring and black tip around their beak. Ring-Necked Ducks are also recognized by their slightly lighter in color, ring around their neck (hence the name “Ring-Necked Duck”) ┬áthat isn’t always … Continue reading

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Short-tailed Albatross

Identifying Them: Their name was given to them because of their short white tail. Short-tailed Albatross are usually around 33-37 inches tall, with wingspans up to 91 inches long. These sea-birds’ bodies are white, with a tan-white head through neck. … Continue reading

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