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Duck, Ring-necked bird pictures


Duck, Ring-necked bird picturesRING-NECKED DUCK
150. Marila collaris. 17 inches.

In appearance and general habits this duck is much the same as the two preceding. Male with head, neck and breast black with purple shades, having a ring of chestnut about the neck, which at a little distance is not noticeable.

Bill blackish, with a bluish band near the end; eye yellow.

Nest. - Same in every way as above, and general distribution the same, breeding from Oregon and Minnesota northward.