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Wood duck

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Scientific name : Aix sponsa

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Description

The wood duck is a species of perching duck It is one of the most colorful waterfowl. The wood duck is a medium-sizedperching duck. This is about three-quarters of the length of an adult mallard. The adult male has distinctive multicolored iridescent plumage and red eyes,with a distinctive white flare down the neck. The female, less colorful, has a white eye-ring and a whitish throat. Both adults have crested heads.

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Habitat

Found in North America.

 

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Diet

Seed and Plants

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Weight

600 - 700 Grams

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Height

76 - 80 Centimetres

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