North Island Explorer: Guide to North Vancouver Island









































Long-tailed Ducks in Winter Plumage


Photo 1: Long-tailed Ducks near Rebecca Spit, Quadra Island

Long-tailed Duck: Clangula hyemalis

Long-tailed Ducks are winter residents of Vancouver Island. The ducks photographed above are in winter plumage: white body and head with brown patches. They have a pink ring on their bill. They are noisy, diving birds.










 Other Vancouver Island Birds: Bald Eagle, Trumpeter Swan, Blue Grouse, Common Merganser, American Wigeon, Long-tailed Duck, Surf Scoter, Mallard, Bufflehead, Sharp-shinned Hawk, Varied Thrush