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Cinnamon Teal
In the Pacific Flyway, cinnamon teal are far more common th...

Puddle Ducks
Puddle ducks are typically birds of fresh, shallow marshes ...

Ringneck
Length--17 in. Weight--2 lbs. Similar in appearance to...

Canvasback
Length--22 in. Weight--3 lbs. Normally late to start so...

Pintail
Length--26 Weight--1 lbs. These ducks use all four fly...

Goldeneye
Common--Length--19 in. Weight--2 lbs. Barrow's...

Mallard
Length--24 Weight--2 lbs. The mallard is our most comm...

Eclipse Plumage
Most ducks shed their body feathers twice each year. Nearly...

Diving Ducks
Diving ducks frequent the larger, deeper lakes and rivers, ...

Common Merganser
Length--25 in. Weight--2 lbs. This species is larger ...


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Black Scoter
Length--19 in. Weight--2 lbs. In flight, drakes appea...

Redheads
Length--20 in. Weight--2 lbs. Range coast to coast, wi...

Scaup
Greater--Length--18 in. Weight--2 lbs. Lesser...

White-winged Scoter
Length--21 in. Weight--3 lbs. The three scoters on th...

Harlequin
Length--17 in. Weight--1 lbs. Glossy slate-blue plumag...

Snow Geese
Length--29-31 in. Weight--6-7 lbs. Two races of snow ...

Blue-winged Teal
Length--16 Weight--15 oz. Their small size and twisting...

Green-winged Teal
Length--15 in. Weight--14 oz. Quite hardy--some birds s...

Black Duck
Length--24 in. Weight--2 lbs. A bird of the eastern St...

Hooded Merganser
Length--18 in. Weight--1 lbs. Often seen in pairs, or ...



Mallard








Length--24
Weight--2 lbs.

The mallard is our most common duck, found in all flyways. The males are
often called greenheads. The main wintering area is the lower
Mississippi basin, and along the gulf coast, but many stay as far north
as open waters permits.

Flocks often feed in early morning and late afternoon in nearby
harvested fields, returning to marshes and creeks to spend the night.

The flight is not particularly rapid. Hens have a loud quack; the
drake's voice is a low-pitched kwek-kwek.





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