23 March, 2010


Scientific Name: Aythya Americana

Population Estimate: 590K

Range / Habitat: Winters in southern US and Mexico, up through the Mississippi River Valley and along the Atlantic coast. Breeds in western US and Canada.

Field Notes: Medium-sized diving duck with red, rounded head and blue bill with black tip.
Male with bright red head, gray back, and black chest and tail. Canvasback is larger with prominent, sloping bill profile and white back.

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