Redhead

Aythya americana

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

REDH

Code 6

AYTAME

ITIS

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HEAD

Redhead Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Orange to yellow-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

Redhead Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 46-56 cm (18-22 in)
  • Weight: 1179 g (41.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Redhead Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Flies in V formation in migration., Rapid direct flight with fast wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 74-89 cm (29-35 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail Shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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