Redhead Duck

The redhead duck (Aythya americana) is a medium-sized diving duck. The duck is about 37 cm (15 in) long with an 84 cm (33 in) wingspan. The duck is a summer resident of Wisconsin.

General Info

Scientific Name:Aythya americana
Description:About 15 inches in length with a glossy redhead, white back with zigzag lines, dark slate to black bill, and chestnut-colored breast.
Diet:The redhead duck diet consists of mainly aquatic plants & insects, leaves, seeds.
Resident:A summer resident of Wisconsin
Most Often Seen:Most often spotted on bays, rivers, and ponds in March, June, and then again in late Sept & Oct.

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“Always behave like a duck, keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.”

– Jacob Braude

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