Mottled Duck

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Mottled Duck

Anas fulvigula
  • ORDER: Anseriformes
  • FAMILY: Anatidae
Basic Description

The only duck adapted to breeding in southern marshes, the Mottled Duck is a dull relative of the Mallard. It is in danger of being displaced by introduced Mallards, primarily because of hybridization.

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Other Names
  • Ánade Moteado (Spanish)
  • Canard brun (French)
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