Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)


Wood Duck

Wood Duck

Wood Duck

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Breed Club Secretary

Ducks come under the brief of:
· The Domestic Waterfowl Club of Great Britain
· The British Waterfowl Association

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Characteristics

The adult male has distinctive multi-colored iridescent plumage and red eyes. The female has a white eye-ring and a whitish throat. Both adults have crested heads. When swimming, wood ducks bob their head back and forth in a jerking motion.

Breed Tips

Wood Ducks can be encouraged by building Wood Duck nest boxes near lakes, ponds, and streams.

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Origin

United States

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