North American Ducks Identification

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Below are a list of North American Ducks in alphabetical order.
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American Black Duck

(Anas Rubripes)
Photo: Nigel Key
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American Wigeon

(Anas Americana)
Photo: Dave Key
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American Wood Duck

(Aix Sponsa)
Photo: Dave Key
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Barrow's Goldeneye

(Bucephala Islandica)
Photo: Dave Key


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Black-bellied
Whistling Duck

(Dendrocygna Autumnalis)
Photo: Dave Key


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Black Scoter

(Melanitta Americana)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Blue-winged Teal

(Anas Discors)
Photo: Nigel Key
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Bufflehead

(Bucephala Albeola)
Photo: Dave Key
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Canvasback

(Aythya Valisineria)
Photo: Dave Key
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Cinnamon Teal

(Anas Cyanoptera)
Photo: Dave Key
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Common Eider

(Somateria Mollissima)
Photo: Dave Key
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Common Goldeneye

(Bucephala Clangula)
Photo: Dave Key
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Common Merganser

(Mergus Merganser)
Photo: Nigel Key


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Fulvous Whistling Duck

(Dendrocygna Bicolor)
Photo: Dave Key


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Gadwall

(Anas Strepera)
Photo: Dave Key
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Greater Scaup

(Aythya Marila)
photo by Dave Key

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Green-winged Teal

(Anas Carolinensis)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Harlequin Duck

(Histrionicus Histrionicus)
photo by Neill Smith
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Hooded Merganser

(Lophodytes Cucullatus)
Photo: Dave Key

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King Eider

(Somateria Spectabilis)
Photo: zaskoda and Animal Photos!
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Lesser Scaup

(Aythya Affinis)
Photo: Dave Key
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Long-tailed Duck

(Clangula Hyemalis)
photo by Neill Smith
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Mallard

(Anas Platyrhynchos)
Photo: Dave Key
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(Nomonyx Dominicus)
Wikimedia Commons
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Mottled Duck

(Anas Fulvigula)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Muscovy Duck

(Cairina Moschata)
Photo: Dave Key
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Northern Pintail

(Anas Laysanensis)
Photo: Dave Key
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Northern Shoveler

(Anas Clypeata)
Photo: Dave Key
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Red-breasted Merganser

(Mergus Serrator)
photo by Neill Smith
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Redhead

(Aythya Americana)
Photo: Dave Key
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Ring-necked Duck

(Aythya Collaris)
Photo: Dave Key
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Ruddy Duck

(Oxyura Jamaicensis)
Photo: Dave Key

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Spectacled Eider

(Somateria Fischeri)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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Steller's Eider

(Polysticta Stelleri)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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Surf Scoter

(Melanitta Perspicillata)
Photo: mikebaird and Animal Photos!

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White-winged Scoter

(Melanitta Deglandi)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons





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