Details An easy-to-use introduction and ID guide
Includes all North American ducks and geese
With a "What to Look For" list for each species
Common, numerous, and often easy to observe, ducks and geese are nonetheless sometimes difficult to identify. This straightforward introduction to ducks and geese will help you put a name to almost every duck or goose you'll find in the wild. It offers large, colorful photos of every species found in North America--dabbling ducks, diving ducks, and geese--as well as the loons, grebes, and other waterbirds you're most likely to see. In most cases, both a male and a female in breeding plumage are shown. Accompanying text describes the species' habits, behaviors, characteristics, and calls--information that will help anyone appreciate these wild creatures and make a positive ID in the field.
By author: Chuck Hagner
Photographs by: Tom Vezo
Dimensions: 6" x 9"
Illustrations: 105 color photos