Waterfowl Identification

Waterfowl Gallery (offsite External Website)- Provides a picture and sound of common North American waterfowl, as well as breeding, migratory, and winter habitat requirements, and population status. A Ducks Unlimited, Inc. site.


Patuxent Bird Identification Infocenter (offsite External Website)- This site provides identification tips, photos, songs, similar species comparisons, life history, taxonomy, and range maps of North American birds, including waterfowl. Site created and maintained by the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, U.S. FWS.


Teal and Wood Duck Identification Video (offsite External Website) - Biologist and waterfowl coordinator Jamie Feddersen talks with HuntFlorida TV host Tony Young about what Florida duck hunters should look for when identifying teal and wood ducks during the September early duck hunting season.

FWC Facts:
Because of their small size, drab appearance and secretive habits, seaside sparrows usually are heard before they are seen.

Learn More at AskFWC