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Aythya valisineria

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

CANV

Code 6

AYTVAL

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HEAD

Canvasback Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Red to brown orange.
  • Head Pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Canvasback Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 48-61 cm (19-24 in)
  • Weight: 1270 g (44.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Black, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Pale Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Canvasback Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift, sometimes erratic, direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 71-91 cm (28-36 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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