Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Ring-necked Duck
Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
Described by: Donovan (1809)
Alternate common name(s): Ring-billed Duck, Ringneck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. North America;
Breeds from ec. and se. Alaska and Canada from c. British Columbia e. across c. Canada in sw. Mackenzie, n. Alberta, c. Saskatchewan, c. and s. Manitoba, Ontario, s. Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and s. Newfoundland s. to the s. United States (ne. California, se. Arizona, s. Colorado, then from n. Nebraska e. across the n. United States to New York and s. to Georgia (Augusta) and n. Florida (Alachua County).
Winters mostly in the lowlands of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and e. Mexico (Alvarado and Camaronera Lagoons, Veracruz) s. in Guatemala, Honduras (Lake Yojoa, Caribbean lowlands), w. Costa Rica (Guanacaste, Tempisque Basin) and Panama and the West Indies in the s. Lesser Antilles. Vagrant in w. Europe (British Isles).
North America n. of the Mexican border;
Summer: ce. ALK, c. YUK, w. MAC, n. and c. BCO s. to c. and e. WAS, nw. IDH, c. and e. ORG, n. CAL then e. through c. ALB, n. and sc. SAS, and c. MAN to w. MON, nw. WYO, and nw. COL, e. NDK, MIN, e. to se. ONT, s. to c. WIS, c. MIC, c. NYK, s. and e. QUE, n. VMT, n. NHP, MAE, NBR, PEI, NSC, s. NFD and c. LAB;
Winter: ex. sw. BCO, w. WAS, w. ORG, w. and se. CAL, s. and e. NEV, s. and c. UTH, ex. sw. COL, w., n., and s. ARZ, s. and c. NMX into c. COL, w. and e. TEX, c. OKA, se. MOU, ARK, LOU, s. ILL, s. IND, w. and s. KTY, s. WVA, TEN, MIS, ALA, GEO, FLA, SCA, NCA, c. VIR, c. MYD, DEL, ex. se. PEN, NJY, ex. se. NYK, CON, RID and ex. se. MAS (Cape Cod);
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Naturesongs.com
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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