Mottled Duck

Anas fulvigula

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

MODU

Code 6

ANAFUL

ITIS

HEAD

Mottled Duck Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Capped
  • Crown Color: Dark brown with fine buff streaking.
  • Forehead Color: Dark brown with fine buff streaking.
  • Nape Color: Buff with fine brown streaking.
  • Throat Color: Buff with fine brown streaking.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Mottled Duck Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 51-56 cm (20-22 in)
  • Weight: 1043 g (36.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Brown with buff mottling.
  • Upperparts: Brown with buff mottling.
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Mottled
  • Breast Pattern: Scaled or scalloped, Mottled

FLIGHT

Mottled Duck Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with strong wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 76 cm (30 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with buff edging.
  • Upper Tail: Brown with buff mottling.
  • Under Tail: Brown with buff mottling.
  • Leg Color: Orange
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