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Ring-necked Duck

Aythya collaris


ID'd by the VERY faint purple / green iridescent collar that is found on the duck's neck. Females are ID by having an eye ring and ring around the bill. They also have a much larger bill than a Wood Duck in comparison.

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Houston, Texas, USA

Spotted on Dec 10, 2010
Submitted on Jan 1, 2013

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