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Wood duck (male)

Aix sponsa

Description:

The male wood duck in his breeding plumage has striking colors and patterns. The female is grey to brownish-grey with some white markings and a large white eye-ring (pic 5).

Habitat:

Spotted at Lake Fenwick in western Washington state in an area of the lake that has a lot of lily pads and other aquatic vegetation. These ducks nest in tree cavities in wooded swamps, shallow lakes, and streams where there is a riparian forest.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 10 months ago

Thank you Single D for your kind comments.

Single D
Single D 10 months ago

What beautiful colours and great photos

Brian38
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Brian38

Kent, Washington, United States

Spotted on May 18, 2020
Submitted on Sep 12, 2020

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