Mottled Duck Identification

Adult Description

  • Large dabbling duck.
  • Body dark brown.
  • Head and neck lighter brown.
  • White underwing linings contrast sharply with dark body in flight.
  • Greenish blue at back of wing.

Immature Description

Similar to adult.
Relative Size

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Measurements
  • Male
    • Length: 17.3-24.0 in (44-61 cm)
    • Weight: 20.8-48.7 oz (590-1380 g)
    • Wingspan: 33.5-35.4 in (85-90 cm)
  • Female
    • Wingspan: 31.5-33.5 in (80-85 cm)