American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)
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Title: American Black Duck
Alternative Title: Anas rubripes
Creator: Nieminen, Gene
Publisher: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributor: NATIONAL CONSERVATION TRAINING CENTER-PUBLICATIONS AND TRAINING MATERIALS
Language: EN - ENGLISH
Rights: (public domain)
Subject: Animals, Aves, Bird, Birds, Duck, Waterfowl, New Jersey
Abstract: Both sexes of the American Black Duck have almost identical plumage. The body is a dark brown color, the crown is a lighter brown on the neck and head, with a dark stripe through the eye. In flight, the white wing linings can be seen in contrast with the rest of the dark wings and body. During the breeding season, the adult male has a yellow bill and often bright red feet, while the adult female has an olive green bill and olive-coloured feet.
Available: July 07 2004
Issued: July 07 2004
Modified: July 07 2004