Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: American Black Duck
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Described by: Brewster (1902)
Alternate common name(s): Black Duck, North American Black Duck, Red-legged Black Duck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeNe. North America;
C. Canada from n. Saskatchewan to Labrador and Newfoundland s. in the c. and e. United States to n. South Dakota, n. Illinois, then sporatically to the n. Gulf States, Georgia, North Carolina and Bermuda.
North America n. of Mexican border
Summer: nc. SAS, nc. to e. MAN (Churchill, Lake St. Martin, Seven Sisters Dam), ONT, c. QUE (Anticosti and Magdalen Is.), LAB, NFD, PEI, NBR, NSC, s. to ne. MIN, n. and e. WIS, ex. ne. ILL, MIC. n. IND, n. OHO, n. and e. PEN, NYK, VMT, NHP, MAE, MAS, RID, CNT, NJY, e. MYD, DEL, e. VIR, ne. NCA. Locally in NDK and nc. ALB. Small introduced population in BCO and WAS;
Winter: se. MIN, e. IWA, MOU, se. KAN, c. OKA, c. TEX, e. to sc. WIS, ILL, ARK, LOU, MIS, c. MIC, IND, OHO, KTY, TEN, ALB, ex. s. ONT, NYK, PEN, WVA, VIR, NCA, SCA, GEO to c. FLA and n. to MYD, DEL, NJY, CNT, RID, MAS, VMT, NHP, c. MAE, ex. s. QUE, c. NBR, PEI and NSC.
Spring Grove Cemetary, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA - Jan 15, 2002 Source: William Hull
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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