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Canvasback - (Aythya valisineria) 


  • Large Duck
  • Red-brown head and neck, white body,
    black chest and tail feathers
  • Female has grey back and brown neck


  • Marshes, ponds, lakes

Additional Information

  • WI Migrant
  • Nests in Northern Canada/Alaska
  • Populations increasing after 1990's decline

Male Canvasback duck on water

Female Canvasback duck on water


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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