Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Wood ducks can do it all: they are very strong swimmers and flyers!

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ORIGIN:
North America

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HABITAT:
Wetlands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
20 oz
Height: 18-21 in

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DIET:
Insects, seeds and nuts

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PREDATORS:
Alligators, foxes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Produce warning calls

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REPRODUCTION:
30-day incubation; sexually mature at 1 yr

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
15 yrs in wild

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