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Female Canvasback

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Colouring Light brown head and neck with a black bill. Dark brown breast and back, grey-ish brown sides and flanks.
Voice Generally silent
Feeds on Tubers, seeds, buds, leaves, insect larvae and snails
Flight Strong and fast after a running start to get airborne
Nesting By Water
Social Pairs
Female Canvasback
Page Last Updated 6/23/2020 7:50:30 AM
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Aythya valisineria
Category Ducks, Geese, Swans
StdName Canvasback
Vital Statistics
Length 18.9 to 22.0 ins
Weight 30.4 to 56.6 ozs
Wingspan 30.7 to 35.0 ins
Lifespan 0 to 0 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Canvasback (Species=Aythya valisineria)