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Ruddy duck

Oxyura jamaicensis


The Ruddy duck is a small compact duck. Males have a white cheek seen in pics 1, 2, and 4. The female cheek is not as white and has a dark streak across it seen in pic 3. During the summer males have a bright blue bill.


Spotted in a pond in Mission, Texas.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 11, 2020
Submitted on Dec 24, 2020

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