Ducks

Wood Duck Male

Male Wood Duck

Male Wood Duck

Male Wood Duck

The picture of this male Wood Duck on ice was photographed at the Green-wood Cemetery near Sylvan Waters in Brooklyn, New York. The picture of this male Wood Duck was photographed with the Canon 5D Mark III Canon 300mm f2.8 IS II with the 2X extender

To hear the song of the Wood Duck, click on the arrow below.

Ruddy Duck Preening

Ruddy Duck Male

Ruddy Duck Male

Male Ruddy Duck

Male Ruddy Duck The Ruddy Duck is highly adapted for aquatic life style. Feet set far back on body, which aids diving. Has among the largest feet relative to body size of all ducks.

American Black Duck

American Black Duck on Snow

American Black Duck on Snow

American Black Duck

American Black Ducks look like female Mallards except with an olive-yellow bill. Look for American Black Ducks in both fresh and saltwater in eastern North America. This American Black Duck was photographed at Stuyvesant Cove which is a small park area on the East River in lower Manhattan.

Gadwall

Gadwall

Gadwall

Gadwall

Gadwall Duck Male photographed at Stuyvesant Cove which is on the East River in lower Manhattan. Gadwall’s mainly eat Aquatic vegetation. As a result, Gadwalls are often found feeding far from the shoreline, in deeper water than most other dabbling ducks.

Long-tailed Duck

Long-tailed Duck

Long-tailed Duck

Long-tailed Duck Adult Non-breeding Male

The photograph of this adult non-breeding Long-tailed Duck was taken at the Coast Guard Station at Jones Beach in Nassau County, New York. I used the Canon 5D Mark III with the Canon 100-400mm lens to photograph this beautiful Long-tailed Duck. The Long-tailed Duck is one of the deepest diving ducks, and can dive as deep as 60 meters (200 feet) to forage.