Common migrant and uncommon breeding species, nesting from late April to early July in tidal marshes. Large populations winter in estuaries, ponds, and rivers from late August into March and April. The female has a buffy breast, the male a dark breast.
This is the record for the bird on the left, a female.
Collected By: Wm H Ball/Wm T Brooks
Locality: Brent's Point, VA
Catalog ID: 308948