Long-tailed Duck*
Clangula hyemalis
(L 16.5" WS 28" Wt 1.6 lb)
Summers in the Arctic...winters
along both U.S. Coasts...can dive
down to 60 m (200 ft).
Belmont Harbor
Chicago
17Mar2013
Field glasses provide a window on
bird life, esp., behavior, that a
shotgun and stuffed skin never
could.
(Scott Weidensaul)
*formerly known as Oldsquaw.