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Harlequin duck

Histrionicus histrionicus

Description:

The harlequin duck is one of the most beautiful ducks in America. They are a small sea duck that has a slate blue and black color. It also has buff on its head and under body. It also has bold white stripes along eyes and neck.

Habitat:

Ocean tidal areas and fast moving cold streams in North Western North America.

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3 Comments

Lukas Ferrenburg
Lukas Ferrenburg 8 years ago

It's the first time I've ever been able to actually see them! They are incredible!

JillBlack
JillBlack 8 years ago

Nice series

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 8 years ago

I love these ducks! In the winter, we always look for them along the Sea Wall in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC

Lukas Ferrenburg
Spotted by
Lukas Ferrenburg

Oceanside, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2012
Submitted on Sep 24, 2012

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