Waterfowl Ducks in the Best of the Web Directory

Waterfowl Ducks

ADW: American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)

Includes images, classification, breeding and wintering ranges and habitats, physical appearance, parenting, social behavior, food habits, and status from University of Michigan.

All About Birds: Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)

Range map, pictures, and sounds combine with facts on appearance, size, similar species, breeding and winter ranges, and source of name. From Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

All About Birds: Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

Bird guide contains photographs, sounds, map of range, physical description, status, other names, locations and habitat, similar species, nesting, and general facts.

American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)

Describes appearance and size, similar species, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, conservation status, and other names. Also has pictures, sounds, and map of range.

American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)

NatureWorks lists classification, characteristics, range, habitat, diet, life cycle, and behavior information.

ARKive.org: Blue Duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos)

Furnishes other name, size, IUCN classification, physical appearance, range decline, nesting, diet, threats, and New Zealand recovery plan.

ARKive.org: Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)

Information includes other names, status, coloring, populations, breeding habits, social groups, threats and conservation. Offers images and related species.

Brilliant Wood Duck

Offers pictures and background information on this colorful duck.


Short article from Enchanted Learning includes coloring page, history, names, breeds, coloration, and diet.

Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor)

Includes images, physical description, diet, life cycle, distribution, habitat, and source of name. From NatureWorks.

Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor)

Cornell Lab of Ornithology reports description, general facts, seasonal ranges, habitat, diet, behavior, and status. Includes images, sounds, and range map.

Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

All About Birds guide explains coloration, songs, seasonal range, habitat, diet, general facts, similar species, and status. Offers pictures, sound clip, and map.

Laysan Duck (Anas laysanensis)

Species information spans taxonomy, status, coloration of sexes, native and introduced ranges, habitat variances, feeding habits, breeding season, threats, and conservation work.

Marbled Duck (Marmaronetta angustirostris)

ARKive.org describes previous name, related species, status, appearance and size, location of three populations, social structure, diet, threats, and conservation efforts.

NatureWorks: Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)

Reviews appearance and size, classification, diet, courtship, breeding, range, flocks, behavior, and seasonal habitats.

Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)

Brief information from Cornell Lab of Ornithology provides description, images, range map, similar species, sound, seasonal locations, and other names.

Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)

Facts from Animal Diversity Web explore appearance, breeding and parenting, range, biomes, life cycle, diet, conservation, predators, and communication.

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)

Features European and UK status, physical appearance, range, habitat, diet, parenting, threats, and protection. From ARKive.org.

White Faced Duck

Kruger National Park discusses appearance, diet, breeding, social and feeding behavior, habitat, locations, and scientific name.

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