drake in nonbreeding plumage; long tail; patterned body (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

Long-tailed Duck
Clangula hyemalis

Native Range: North America and Eurasia

Notes: formerly known as "oldsquaw" duck, but this name has fallen out of favor partly for reasons of political incorrectness.

nonbreeding drake; black spot on neck; two-toned bill (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

nonbreeding drake; greyish head (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

nonbreeding drake; white eye-ring (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

hen; much browner overall; shorter tail (Zoo; 2008-10-21)