Name that dead bird II

24 11 2008

OK, so that first one was a warmup. Jack is correct, it is an Oldsquaw (also known as Long-Tailed Duck). Since that one was soooo easy, here’s a headless carcass. Try your hand at this one, found by Dennis Minsky (WB_39) on Cape Cod in November. Dennis’ identification on the card in the photo has been obscured so you have a chance to challenge yourself. Have at it!





2 responses

24 11 2008

white-winged scoter, male ??

24 11 2008
Beverly Skiles

My guess is a white winged scoter

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