oldsquaw drake

photo credit: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The long-tailed duck, or oldsquaw is a species of sea duck that winters on the Chesapeake Bay.
Named for their arrow-like tail feathers, long-tailed ducks are fast and agile on the wing.
They often gather with scoters in open water to rest and feed.

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