Date: 2/22/21 7:47 am
From: Toby Sackton <tsackton...>
Subject: Re: [Arlington Birds] Duck id
I would suggest ring necked duck. head shape and eye are clues.. bill is
obscured, but is dark with white stripe.. white stripe is not visible.
Also ring necked duck would be more likely on rivers/ponds than golden
eye.. which seem more likely in the ocean.

Toby

Toby Sackton
Lexington


On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 10:40 AM Toby Sackton <tsackton...> wrote:

> I would suggest ring necked duck. head shape and eye are clues.. bill is
> obscured, but is dark with white stripe.. white stripe is not visible.
> Also ring necked duck would be more likely on rivers/ponds than golden
> eye.. which is more in the ocean.
>
> Toby
>
>
> Toby Sackton
> Lexington
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 10:37 AM Alex Riina <alex.riina...> wrote:
>
>> Maybe a golden eye. The chest color isn't matching up perfectly with my
>> quick search, but could be a trick of the light and some normal variation.
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 22, 2021, 10:17 AM Kandy Rathinasamy <kr1484...>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>>
>>> I saw a dark headed duck on the Aberjona river (Davidson park) in
>>> Winchester yesterday. Picture from my phone attached - I didn't have my
>>> binoculars or birding camera. White belly and armpits. Seemed to have a
>>> whitish band on the neck. There didn't seem to be any teal markings on the
>>> head. It appeared a bit larger than green-winged teal that were in the area
>>> (but this one stayed away from the 2 teal). Any suggestions for what this
>>> is?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Kandy
>>> Winchester, MA
>>>
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