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Gadwall - (Anas strepera) 

 

Identification

  • Males: Gray duck with dark bill, black rump, brown head
  • Female: mottled brown with yellowish bill, white patch in tail feathers
  • Both genders have yellow feet
  • 20” (54 cm)

Habitat

  • Lakes, ponds, marshes

Additional Information

  • Grabs food from other ducks
  • Populations increasing since 1980's
  • uncommon spring and fall KVR migrant

Comparable Species

  • Female similar to female Mallard

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962
kickapoo.reserve@krm.state.wi.us

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