See the northern shoveler as never before with this outstanding gallery of males, females, flocks, and more.
The northern shoveler is an exceptional duck – for much more than its amazing bill! Learn more about these dabblers, including where you can see them.
You’ve heard about the Mandarin duck in Central Park – but should it count as a lifer? Learn where I got my lifer Mandarin duck and why it counted, and whether or not the NYC duck should count.
True facts to help you make it through the work week (though not necessarily safe for work with how much you’re about to laugh!). Keep smiling, you’ll get there!
Are you facing a big mid-week obstacle? Let this week’s Wednesday Smile inspire you to take that first leap and jump right in!
This week’s bird is to identify: bright red facial wattles and an Elvis-like pompadour distinguish the muscovy duck. What many birders don’t realize, however, is these birds can look quite different if they are wild or domestic.