A medium-sized duck, with a rounded head, medium-sized bill, moderately long tail, and broad, pointed wings.
Larger than a Blue-winged Teal, smaller than a Mallard.between crow and goose
- Both Sexes
Adult males have a chestnut head with a buffy crown that contrasts with a mostly gray body. Note large white patch in the wing.
Round-headed duck with a short, blue-gray bill with a black tip. Females have a mostly brown to gray-brown body, with a white belly that is visible in flight.
Short neck and round headed with a fairly short, black-tipped bill. Note chestnut head and large white patch in the wing.
Mostly brown to reddish-brown, often mottled along flanks. Usually shows white wing stripe, but lacks black tail and undertail coverts.
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