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Ducks, Water Birds, Limpkins and Cranes

Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, 2010 Green Cay field trip.

Flying.

Muscovy Duck, taken in Port St. Lucie in January 2010. More often seen in domestic form with white, but is reverting to wild as it breeds here.

 

Wood Duck

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Mallards, female and male, 2010

Mottled Ducks, photographed on Vero Beach Wetlands field trip, March 2009. Male, left; female, right.

In flight

Northern Pintails

Northern Pintails, Merritt Island field trip, 2012

Northern Shoveler

Northern Shoveler, Merritt Island field trip, 2012

Blue-winged Teal

Blue-winged Teal, Viera, 2011 (Sam Fried)

Flock in flight, (H. Rufe) field trip to Viera Wetlands in Jan. 2009.

Green-winged Teal

Green-winged Teal, photographed in on field trip to Green Cay in early 2010

 In the water.

Canvasback, photographed near Sunrise Avenue, White City, during 2009 Christmas Count

Ring-necked Duck, male, photographed on field trip to Viera Wetlands in Jan. 2009,

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Lesser Scaup

Lesser Scaup, Merritt Island field trip 2012

 Hooded Mergansers, photographed on field trip to Viera Wetlands in Jan. 2009

In flight (click). (Sam Fried)

Red-breasted Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser

 

Wild Turkeys

Wild Turkeys, Pinelands Natural Area (Marc Rosenthal)

Purple Gallinule

Purple Gallinule, photographed during field trip in February 2008, Green Cay, Palm Beach County 

Common Gallinule

Common Gallinule (aka Common Moorhen)

In water

Common Gallinule, left,  and Purple Gallinule share shore with turtle. Photographed at Green Cay.

American Coot,, photographed by Anjula Smith on Green Cay field trip, Feb. 2009.

Sora, photographed by Elsa Millard on Green Cay field trip in Feb. 2009.

Another view (H. Rufe)

Virginia Rail

Virginia Rail, Merritt Island field trip, 2012

Closeup of head

Limpkin, photographed during field trip in February 2009, Torino Parkway Canal

Limpkin and chicks, photographed on field trip to Green Cay, 2008.

Another view

 

Sandhill Crane, nesting in High Point, St. Lucie County, mid-March 2008.

In synchronized flight

 Another view.

Sandhill Crane chicks, in High Point, St. Lucie County, mid-March 2008. 

Cranes Family Album

 
   

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