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  • Portuguese
    • Pato-carolino
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    • Aix sponsa
  • French
    • canard branchu
  • Spanish
    • Pato arcoiris
  • English
    • Wood Duck
    • acorn duck
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

keimwj

Date

November 25, 2014 01:21 PM EST

Description

25 Nov 2014.
Peace Valley Park, Bucks Co, PA.
Male.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

brianw

Date

March 12, 2006

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

tlengyell

Date

November 23, 2014 10:00 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

September 25, 2014 11:54 AM CDT

Description

Bad light so he's blurry, but recognizable

Photos / Sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

dpom

Date

November 19, 2014 04:28 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

kellys

Date

November 18, 2014 01:21 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

robberfly

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

Female

Photos / Sounds

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

robberfly

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

A first for me. Jaw-dropping beauty. Transcends my ability to...paint.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wood duck Aix sponsa

Observer

tnewman

Date

November 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 18, 2014

Description

Small flock hugging the reeds. Best seen from the west side of the natural pond.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

October 25, 2014 02:45 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

April 18, 2014 01:29 PM EDT
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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.