The weekend storms brought a Long-tailed Duck
to Anglesey's Llyn Llywenan, Great Northern Divers and a Slavonian off Penrhos Coastal Park.
The Venture has placed a high priority on gathering data on the long-tailed duck
, American common eider, black scoter, surf scoter and white-winged scoter because of historical or current population declines, and concerns about harvest potential or habitat limitations.
And at Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport, planes have suffered substantial damage in collisions with a long-tailed duck
, an American kestrel, a snow goose and a great blue heron.
summer plumage of female Long-tailed Duck
(Clangula hyemalis), and some comparisons of North American species go beyond what is said in North American field guides, e.
Have a look at some examples on the internet or in books before you go, and see if you can spot some of the less common ducks, including pintail, goldeneye, long-tailed duck
, red-breasted merganser and goosander.
In the mallard and long-tailed duck
, males deploy at unusual length "what looks like a weird tentacle with bumps and ridges," Brennan says.
On the other side of the globe, farmers tilling land in northeastern China's Liaoning Province last spring unearthed one strange sight: a 130-million-year-old dino skeleton entombed in rock that shows a big fluffy head and feathery body like a long-tailed duck
A long-tailed duck
flew past Llanddulas on Sunday, while on Anglesey a female velvet scoter and a couple of little gulls have been at Lligwy Bay.
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Clangula hyemalis Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula Red-breasted Merganser 86.
The long-staying long-tailed duck
is still on Llyn Trawsfynydd, while a wryneck was briefly at Rhoscolyn.
The Long-tailed Duck
(Clangula hyemalis; formerly Oldsquaw) is a medium-sized sea duck with a circumpolar distribution, found across North America (Robertson and Savard 2002).
A waxwing over Bangor on Sunday was the first for several weeks, while a long-tailed duck
off Newborough, black-necked grebe on Cefni reservoir and redhead smew at RSPB Valley lakes are all scarce birds this winter.