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Wood Duck
(Aix sponsa)

Wood Duck
Photo © David Blevins
Wood Duck Information

Length: 17 - 20.5"

Habitat: Wooded wetlands, wooded edges of ponds, lakes, streams, and slow-moving rivers.

Diet: Aquatic plants and their seeds, aquatic and terrestrial insects, crustaceans, waste grains, acorns, beechnuts, other nuts and seeds.
Wood Duck ID TipsIdentification tips for the Wood Duck
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
Wood Duck Breeding Map Wood Duck Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
Additional Information:
Wood Duck
Photo of this bird, description, distribution, reproduction, ecology, behavior, vocalization. (From Aquatic Environments)



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