Canvasback Identification

Adult Description

  • Large, sleek duck.
  • Long sloping profile.
  • Male with rusty red head, white body, and black chest and rear end.

Immature Description

Similar to adult female.
Relative Size

Relative Sizebetween crow and goosebetween crow and goose
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 18.9-22.1 in (48-56 cm)
    • Weight: 30.4-56.0 oz (862-1588 g)
    • Wingspan: 31.1-35.0 in (79-89 cm)