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Redhead

Aythya americana

Description:

Anyone know what kind (and gender) of duck this is??

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6 Comments

andyarct
andyarct 9 years ago

Thank you, Sarah.

1Sarah2
1Sarah2 9 years ago

I have updated this spotting with ID information. If you have trouble finding this information in the future, please let me know.

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Redhead is correct; this is a drake molting from/to eclipse plumage. First photo has a drake Gadwall in the background.

andyarct
andyarct 9 years ago

That seems right, thank you all! (Apple, all the pictures are of the exact same duck, but after looking at some other pictures, I think it is a male).

Apple
Apple 9 years ago

I agree with the identification and believe your final photo in the series is a male.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Beautiful,

andyarct
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andyarct

Arcata, California

Spotted on Dec 3, 2011
Submitted on Dec 23, 2011

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