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Waterfowl Ducks

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Ducks are members of the Order Anseriformes, commonly called Waterfowl, and are related to Geese and Swans.

Information listed here covers physical characteristics, range, habitat, migration, breeding, nesting, development, diet and feeding behavior, social groups, threats, status, and protection.
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ducks

    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.

  • 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)

    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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