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Long-tailed Duck
Clangula hyemalis





credit: Wolfgang Wander/CCSA


ADULT MALE In winter and spring looks mainly black, gray, and white, with buffy patch around eye and pink band on bill. In summer and in eclipse, has mainly brown and black plumage, with white on belly and flanks and pale buff patch around eye. ADULT FEMALE In winter has mainly brown and white plumage; face is white except for dark cheek patch and crown. In summer, similar, but face is mainly brown, with pale patch around eye. JUVENILE Similar to adult female in summer, but more brown overall.

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