Length--20 in.

Weight--2½ lbs.

Range coast to coast, with the largest numbers in the Central Flyway.

Migratory flocks travel in V's; move in irregular formations over

feeding areas. Often found associating with canvasback.

In the air, they give the impression of always being in a hurry.

Usually spend the day in large rafts in deep water; feed morning and

evening in shallower sections.

Drakes purr and meow; hens have a loud squak, higher than a hen


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