Enter a search request and press enter. Press Esc or the X to close.

Wood duck

Aix sponsa

Range: The Wood duck can be found all over the East Coast, from Nova Scotia to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico into the center of the United States.

Habitat: Wood ducks tend to live in vegetated wetland areas such as creeks, marshes, ponds, and rivers.

Size: The average Wood duck is anywhere from 18 to 21 inches long and weighs one to 1.8 pounds.

Diet: Wood ducks have a diet that is made up of a large variety of items such as insects, fruits, and seeds.

Conservation Connection: The biggest threat to Wood ducks is hunting, although today their population is thriving.

Did You Know? If aquatic food is scarce, Wood ducks will take to forests and farm fields to eat acorns, grains, berries, and other nuts and seeds.

I Accept

This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. If you continue using our website, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website and you agree to our Privacy Policy.

Skip to content