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Picture[edit]

There is a highly inappropriate picture on this page. It needs to be removed. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Dramallama2 (talkcontribs) 21:09, 10 December 2006 (UTC)

This page should also show a female duck. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Boogirl97 (talkcontribs) 11:52, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

It shows a pair, doesn't it? —innotata 18:01, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Questions[edit]

I wasn't aware that articles were supposed to have rhetorical questions.


I am from South Africa,and found a Wood duck at our local beach.Is it normal to vind them here. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 41.242.165.107 (talk) 11:23, 28 July 2009 (UTC)

Australia[edit]

am looking for the meaning that is used in Australia, when one calls another a 'Wood Duck', what does this actually mean?

wood duck[edit]

it means the person mainly eats seeds and feeds by dabbling on land

Range map[edit]

I'd like to see a reference for the range map. How do we know it's not plagiarism or original research? Calibas 02:28, 22 October 2007 (UTC)

File:Wood Duck-Aix sponsa.jpg Nominated for Deletion[edit]

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Wood duck hunting limit[edit]

The limit is currently 3 in the central flyway, at least in the Wyoming portion. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 174.22.43.50 (talk) 20:09, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

File:Wood Duck 2, St James's Park, London - April 2012.jpg to appear as POTD soon[edit]

Hello! This is a note to let the editors of this article know that File:Wood Duck 2, St James's Park, London - April 2012.jpg will be appearing as picture of the day on August 24, 2013. You can view and edit the POTD blurb at Template:POTD/2013-08-24. If this article needs any attention or maintenance, it would be preferable if that could be done before its appearance on the Main Page. Thanks! — Crisco 1492 (talk) 04:24, 7 August 2013 (UTC)

Picture of the day
Wood Duck

The Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) is a species of duck, with adults averaging 47 to 54 cm (19 to 21 in) in length with a wingspan of 66 to 73 cm (26 to 29 in). Owing to their attractive colouration, the ducks have often been brought to Britain from their native North America; this specimen was photographed at St. James's Park in London.

Photograph: David Iliff
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Name?[edit]

Why is it called a "wood" duck? Sca (talk) 14:10, 24 August 2013 (UTC)