Other Ducks

To make it easier to picture the various types of ducks in the wild, browse the images below.

 

The fulvous whistling-duck (dendrocigna bicolor) is one of the most wide spread waterfowl species and can be found in tropical regions around the world.from the southern United States, the West Indies, and Mexico down to South America, sub Saharan Africa, and on the Indian subcontinent.

The blue winged teals (anas discors) encompass all of North America except for western and northern Alaska, the northern Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, and the northeastern part of Canada. They are rare in the desert southwest and the west coast of the United States. They winter throughout the southern United States down through Central America and into South America as far as Central Chile and Brazil. They fly in flocks from north to south during the winter migration.

Wild muscovy ducks (cairina moschata) are non-migratory birds that are found in coastal and lowland forested wetlands from Texas and Mexico south through Central America and down into South America to upper Argentina. A feral populations exists in Florida. They prefer fresh water but also live in brackish.

Male Lesser Scaup

A male lesser scaup winters on Lakeland, Florida's Lake Morton.

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Female Lesser Scaup

A female lesser scaup swims on Lakeland, Florida's Lake Morton.

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Wintering Fulvous Ducks

A flock of fulvous whistling ducks stops beside the Lake Apopka North Shore Wildlife Drive in Orange County, Florida.

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Fulvous Pair

A pair of fulvous whistling ducks swim in the waters beside the Lake Apopka Nortrh Shore Wildlife Drive in Orange County, Florida.

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Blue Winged Teal Hens

A pair of blue winged teal hens swim beside the Lake Apopka North Shore Wildlife Drive in Orange County, Florida.

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Muscovy Trio

A trio of muscovy ducklings wait on their mom to decide where she wants to go at Lakeland, Florida's Lake Morton.

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Cairina Moschata

A muscovy duck feeds in the swamp in Tampa, Florida's Lettuce Lake Park.

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Feral Muscovy Duck

A feral muscovy duck feeds in the swamps of Tampa, Florida's Lettuce Lake Park.

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Fulvous Whistling-Ducks

These fulvous whistling-ducks were in a marsh beside the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive in Orange County, Florida,

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Fulvous Ducks

These fulvous whistling ducks were in a marsh beside the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive in Orange County, Florida.

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Oxbow Muscovy

A muscovy duck swimming in the oxbow in Tampa, Florida's Lettuce Lake Park.

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Wood Duck Couple

A pair of wood ducks swimming in the oxbow at Tampa, Florida's Lettuce Lake Park.

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