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 Canard Branchu / Wood Duck by Eric B?in. Carolina Duck Alternate name
Aix sponsa Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
47 to 54 cm Length
Wetlands, streams rivers and lakes, below 900m Habitat
10-15 eggs females lay eggs in neighbours nests. Clutch  
Mainly vegetation and some invertebrates. Food   Diet
414 World No

 Least Concern


view photos Photo Nov 07 by Eric B?in all rights reserved

Video by manolodorecho all rights reserved

M & F Wood Ducks by Hikerboy45.

view photos Photo October 20, 2008 by Hikerboy45 all rights reserved

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Wood Duck female call
(Aix sponsa)
Robin Carter XC5770
22-2-2004, United States

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