American Black Duck

Anas rubripes

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

ABDU

Code 6

ANARUB

ITIS

HEAD

American Black Duck Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Medium brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Streaked
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Dark Brown
  • Throat Color: Gray-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

American Black Duck Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 48-58 cm (19-23 in)
  • Weight: 1406 g (49.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Brown-black
  • Upperparts: Brown-black
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Mottled

FLIGHT

American Black Duck Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 84-91 cm (33-36 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Dark Brown
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown-black
  • Leg Color: Orange
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