Length--22 in.

Weight--3 lbs.

Normally late to start south, canvasbacks migrate in lines and irregular


In feeding areas, compact flocks fly in indefinite formations. Their

wingbeat is rapid and noisy; their speed is the swiftest of all our


Feeding behavior is highly variable. In some areas they feed at night

and spend the day rafted up in open waters; in other areas they feed

inshore mornings and evenings.

On the water, body size and head shape distinguish them from scaups and


Drakes croak, peep, and growl; hens have a mallard-like quack.

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