Waterfowl Identification

Wilson's (common) Snipesnipe.jpg (12815 bytes)

Dowitcher - Do Not Shoot!

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The snipe usually flushes singly or in pairs and has a rust-colored patch on the back.

For more information on Common Snipe, visit the Utah Conservation Data Center Web site.

The dowitcher, which flushes in flocks, has a white patch on the back.

For more information on short-billed dowitcher, or long-billed dowitcher, visit the Utah Conservation Data Center Web site.

Canvasback  
Gadwall
Mallard
Pintail
Redhead
Ring-necked duck
Scaup
Shoveler
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