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Species, age, and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage

Samuel M. Carney

Species, age, and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ducks -- Identification.,
  • Ducks -- Age determination.,
  • Ducks -- Sexing.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Samuel M. Carney.
    ContributionsU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.A52 C37 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1464129M
    LC Control Number93122830

    aging, cloacal examination, and aging based on wing or other plumage characteristics. Although many different feathers have been used to age waterfowl, the tail and wing feathers have been preferred by biologists because of the pattern and timing of the molt (Dane and Johnson ). Aging ducks by the wing is the method used by the U.S. Fish. Nov 20,  · The mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) is a species of duck, with both males and females. The word “mallard” does sound like “male,” and is in fact etymologically related to “male.” It’s at least possible that at one time “mallard” referred to a male du. Condition dependence of iridescent wing flash-marks in two species of dabbling ducks. = , respectively). On wild individuals, we used the same approach using the following explanatory covariates: age, sex, years, body mass and wing length and date (in days since 1st September). Cited by: Jun 10,  · Blue-winged teal (Anas discors) are abundant, small-bodied dabbling ducks that breed throughout the prairies of the northcentral USA and central Canada and that winter in the southern USA and northern Neotropics. Given the migratory tendencies of this species, it is plausible that blue-winged teal may disperse avian pathogens, such as parasites causing avian malaria, between spatially distant Cited by: 6.

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Species, age, and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage by Samuel M. Carney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wing ID. Ducks Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage (11 MB) The most widely known book used to help people speciate, age, and sex duck wings can be found below.

It was developed by Samuel M. Carney in Copies of the book "Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage" are available from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for $23 U.S.

The book may be ordered by calling The stock order number is The item Species, age, and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage, by Samuel M. Carney represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

Nov 22,  · Excerpt from Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage Flight feathers attached to the hand (manus) Flight feathers attached to the forearm (ulna) Incorrect (morphologically) but used here to designate the more prox imal secondaries which are generally different in size, shape, and color from their more distal counterparts, are often sexually dimorphic, and usually Reviews: 2.

Nov 22,  · Species, age, and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage [Samuel M Carney] on coinclassifier.club *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(2).

correctly assigned to species using wing length, provided the age-sex class of each wing is known. The following points will identify greater scaup in each age class: adult males > mm., adult females > mm., immature males > mm and immature females > mm.

Wings in each age class that are shorter than these measurements. Get this from a library. Species, age and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage. [Samuel M Carney; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.]. Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage.

Wood Duck As the immature middle and lesser coverts are replaced by the adult-type plumage, the presence of a few dark blue feathers among the duller coverts indicates immaturity.

coverts of adults are somewhat wider and tend to lie more smoothly on the wing and the dark. Excerpt from Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage Flight feathers attached to the hand (manus) Flight feathers attached to the forearm (ulna) Incorrect (morphologically) but used here to designate the more prox imal secondaries which are generally different in size, shape, and color from their more distal counterparts, are often sexually dimorphic, and usually molt Author: Samuel M Carney.

This publication contains procedures used by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to determine the species, sex and age composition of the harvest of North American ducks using detached wings contributed by hunters. Original studies of the use of duck wings for this purpose began in and were led by the author and A.D.

Geis. Title:: Species, Age, and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage: Author:: Carney, Samuel M. Note: Link: multiple formats at coinclassifier.club: Stable link here.

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coinclassifier.club Read/Download File Report Abuse. Waterfowl of North America - [email protected] of be an aberrant whistling duck. Two of the three species included in this book. workers at the table for every wing. This system effectively reduces errors because each wing is looked at by more than one person.

Egos are checked at the door and replaced with a copy of Sam Carney's book, “Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage.” Goose wings and tails work a little dif-ferent.

Species can be. Jun 25,  · Ducklings Week 7: Determining gender from wing plumage June 25, · by gtow · in fledgling ducks, gender, personalities.

It is quite a scandal – our ducks are almost 7 weeks old, and we haven’t even given them official names yet. Ducks, and How to Make Them Pay (enlarged and revised edition; Kent and London: The author, ca.

), by William Cook (multiple formats at coinclassifier.club) Filed under: Ducks -- Age determination. Species, Age, and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage (), by Samuel M.

Carney (multiple formats at coinclassifier.club) Filed under: Ducks. Identification of birds not only means identifying the species of an individual, but also can include identifying its subspecies, sex, and age.

Field identification of the age and sex of a bird can be impor-tant for studying many aspects of avian ecology and evolution, including life history evolution, reproductive ecology, and behav-ioral ecology. Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage To determine the species, age, and sex of ducks from detached wings, a worker must be frequently used wing characters in a table, accompanies most tables.

coinclassifier.club Jan 02,  · But the species accounts provide a wealth of information from a year in the life of each species, sounds, diet and feeding behavior, nesting, to details on hunting and conservation statuses.

This is really a great book to start your journey to understanding waterfowl. Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage.

Species, Age, and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage-- USGS site with information from Samuel M. Carney's book of the same title. This site provides identification tips (photographs) for wings of individual species, as well as comparison of similar species. Return to Top. Tertial and Upper Wing Covert Molt in Young American Black Ducks Species, Age, and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage No significant differences were evident in.

Accuracy of Aging Ducks in the US Fish and Wildlife Service Waterfowl Parts Collection Survey Article in Wildlife Society Bulletin 38(1) · March with 76 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage -USGS Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage.

Very detailed information for many species. Let's Learn about the Mallard Duck Brief facts and questions and answers activity. Teachers might find this useful too. Ideal Poultry Graphics of different species of. We developed a key to identify wings of hybrids between American Black Ducks (Anas rubripes) and Mallards (A.

platyrhynchos). Material for analysis included review of historical descriptions dating from the late 's, older museum collections in Europe and North America, wings collected from hunters in North America and Great Britain, birds banded in Canada and the United States, and a flock.

Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage. This publication contains procedures used by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to determine the species, sex and age composition of the harvest of North American ducks using detached wings contributed by.

The BBL is part of the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, located in Gabrielson Laboratory on the Patuxent Research Refuge (a National Wildlife Refuge). Ageing North American Landbirds by Molt Limits and Plumage Criteria: For duck banders, Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage by Samuel M.

Carney () is. This data contains two tables of live-dead encounter histories of Black Brant geese banded 4 breeding locations in the Arctic of northern Alaska and western Canada and one sub-Arctic location, the Tutakoke River colony on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta of Alaska, from to Author: David Ward.

Jan 21,  · Identification has to be based on an overall assessment of multiple features. References: Carney, Samuel M. Species, age and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center.

Online at. This data release contains one table of data from a four-year study of Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons frontalis) breeding ecology conducted in the National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska during Location data depict habitat use of 5 marked female birds throughout the annual coinclassifier.club by: 1.

Plumage (Latin: plūma "feather") is a layer of feathers that cover a bird and the pattern, colour, and arrangement of those feathers. The pattern and colours of plumage differ between species and subspecies and may vary with age classes.

Within species, there can be different colour morphs. Wood ducks (Figure 1) are a perching duck species that nest in tree We determined age and sex using plumage characteristics (Carney, Species, age, and sex identification of ducks using wing plumage.

US Department of the Interior, US Fish and Wildlife coinclassifier.club: Benjamin S. Sedinger, Benjamin S. Sedinger, Thomas V. Riecke, Christopher A. Nicolai, Russell Woolst.

But the species accounts provide a wealth of information from a year in the life of each species, sounds, diet and feeding behavior, nesting, to details on hunting and conservation statuses.

This is really a great book to start your journey to understanding waterfowl. Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage. Jun 22,  · The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds, published inrevolutionized birding and books by providing the first real-life approach to ID.

The Crossley ID Guide: Waterfowl, the fourth of these user-friendly guides, is for both hunters and birders. Unlike other guides, which provide isolated individual photographs or paint illustrations, this book features large, lifelike scenes [ ].

Fuzzy yellow ducklings don't have to do anything to be adorable, but once you've watched one run for the water and cannonball in, you're bound to be hooked. It's next to impossible to tell a boy duck from a girl duck when they're babies and, depending on what breed you have, it still might not be.

Nov 07,  · The page section aptly named “Age, sex, and identification of ducks using in-hand upperwing patterns” is a guide to just that, utilizing images from two Washington State museum collections.

A mid-book extension of the introductory section on Aging and Sexing Waterfowl, this is a unique tool that advanced birders will love. Dec 22,  · EUWI were censused through complete searches of each unit. Unit searches were completed in [less than or equal to] 45 min. During censuses, the total number of EUWI, numbers of each sex, and male age were quantified; male age was determined, whenever possible, using wing plumage characters (Carney ).

Using multi-model inference, there was no evidence for effects of host sex on parasite prevalence; however, higher estimates of infection with Leucocytozoon parasites were derived for adult northern pintail ducks at locations in Alaska and California as compared to juvenile birds.

Higher estimates of parasite prevalence for adult birds may be a Cited by: We determined age and sex using plumage characteristics (Carney, ) and transitioned juveniles to adults on July 1st the year after hatching; during spring months, individuals were classified as being second year (SY) or after‐second‐year (ASY).

In addition to physical captures, we encountered individuals by resighting tarsal bands with Author: Benjamin S. Sedinger, Benjamin S. Sedinger, Thomas V.

Riecke, Christopher A. Nicolai, Russell Woolst. Ducks can be one of the most difficult types of waterfowl to identify. Not only are there many different types of ducks, but they often form mixed flocks and similar species can be seen in close coinclassifier.club in particular can be challenging to distinguish, and many ducks’ propensity to hybridize creates even more identification challenges.

May 24,  · An Identification Guide to the Ducks of Japan. Published on 24 May in Book reviews. By Osao and Michiaki Ujihara. Seibundo-shinkosha, Pbk, pp; many colour plates, over photographs, maps.

The outer wing stretches from the wrist to the wingtip. iris The coloured outer ring that surrounds a bird's pupil. Though brown predominates, the iris may be of or include a variety of colours—red, yellow, grey, blue, etc.—and the colouration may vary according to the age, sex and species.

It is described as a major reference for all bird ringers. Although the species accounts are European, the principles and techniques described have broad application. A must for duck banders is Species, Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage by former bander Samuel M.

Carney. Sam is considered by many to be the world's foremost.Oct 01,  · So, after several days of looking forward to warbler watching, Saturday morning finally arrived. At least four different species, flitting rapidly between trees, mostly hidden among the leaves.

Age and Sex Identification of Ducks Using Wing Plumage by Samuel Carney. Until next month, wishing you lots of warblers! Rachel.Materials used for bird species identification included a) two-page identification guide with color drawings of dozens of species (appendices F and G in Reference S2, Supplemental Material), b) four-page loon identification guide (appendix H in Reference S2, Supplemental Material), c) species identification book (Dunn and Alderfer ), and d Cited by: 2.