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    • Aix sponsa
  • French
    • canard branchu
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    • Pato arcoiris
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    • Wood Duck
    • acorn duck
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    • Pato-carolino

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Recent observations

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What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

phlank

Date

January 20, 2015 11:10 AM CST

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

jimmyjohnson

Date

January 19, 2015 05:00 PM EST

Description

Flying back from the lake late in the afternoon.

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

naturenut

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

male and female wood duck

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

jnstuart

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Photos / Sounds

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

taogirl

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

female Wood Duck with a Mallard pair and a female Gadwall

Photos / Sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

taogirl

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

male, first one I have seen at our park, in the first picture with a couple of Gadwalls, in the second with a some Mallards, Gadwalls, and a female Wood Duck. They were quite far away and going further away so not good quality pictures.

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

greglasley

Date

January 18, 2015

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

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jay

Date

January 17, 2015 04:17 PM MST

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

blubayou

Date

January 15, 2015 12:32 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

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jaredholmes

Date

December 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

finatic

Date

January 10, 2015 03:20 PM PST

Place

Lindo Lake (Google, OSM)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

finatic

Date

January 9, 2015 01:11 PM PST

Description

Clark County, Nevada, US

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Description from Wikipedia

The Wood Duck or Carolina Duck (Aix sponsa) is a species of perching duck found in North America.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.