Date: 11/12/20 12:47 pm
From: Marcia Watson <marshwren50...>
Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Ring-necked Ducks?
I agree with Kurt about the female.

Marcia
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Marcia Watson
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> On Nov 12, 2020, at 3:19 PM, Kurt Schwarz <kurtschwarz4...> wrote:
>
> 
> That hen is a Ring-necked. Note eye ring and bill pattern.
>
>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 2:50 PM JAMES SPEICHER <jugornought...> wrote:
>> The first pic (0587) appears to show a Scaup species female alongside a male Ring-necked duck. All the other images seem good for male RNDUs.
>>
>> Jim S
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2020, 2:23 PM Steve Long <steve.long4...> wrote:
>> The winter ducks finally arrived in our cove several days ago. Mostly
>> Ruddy Ducks with some Buffleheads among them, and then some Scaup.
>> Then, yesterday morning, I noticed some of those "Scaups" had lot of
>> white on their bills and darker backs. So, I pulled out the 60x scope
>> and they looked to me like Ring-necked Ducks, EXCEPT for the head shape
>> shown in Sibley's drawings.
>>
>> They stayed toward the other shore of the cove, about 400' away
>> The Scaups and Ring-necked-maybes were mixing together, yesterday, but,
>> this morning they seemed to have separated, with the Scaups coming right
>> over to my side, while the ones I was really hoping to see better stayed
>> over on the other side (of course). But, they were acting like
>> different groups, today.
>>
>> Steve Long, near Oxford
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