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Wood Duck

Aix sponsa

Description:

The most colorful duck native to North America. Wood Ducks are a popular game species. They nest in tree cavities sometimes with Hooded Mergansers.

Notes:

for some reason this one was hanging around a couple of Mallards. He followed them where ever they went.

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2 Comments

thanks!

JamesFunk
JamesFunk 7 years ago

Very nice photos...Love wood ducks , but still have yet to see one in the field

North Augusta, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Dec 31, 2012
Submitted on Jan 1, 2013

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