Volume 8, Plate 9

Scoter Duck
Velvet Duck
Harlequin Duck
Dusky Duck
Marsh Fern
Sooty Ferm

Harlequin Duck

This species is very rare on the coasts of the middle and southern States, though not infrequently found off those New England, where it is known by the dignified title of the lord, probably from the elegant crescents and circles of white which ornament its neck and breast.