An aptly named diving duck, the Redhead can be easily identified by its bright red head and gray back. Many female Redheads make no nests of their own, but instead lay their eggs in the nests of other ducks.
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An environmental education student gets to feel the back of a young alligator on the refuge.
Breeding adult is adorned by orange-buffed plumes on crown, back and foreneck. Often seen among livestock in pastures and fields, feeding on insects. Small, stocky white heron with large, rounded head, hooves or tractors.