Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

TUDU

Code 6

AYTFUL

ITIS

HEAD

Tufted Duck Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Yellow
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed
  • Crown Color: Black with purple gloss.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Tufted Duck Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 43-46 cm (17-18 in)
  • Weight: 1019 g (35.97 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Tufted Duck Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-89 cm (30-35 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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