ruddy duck

  1. reddish-brown stiff-tailed duck of North America and northern South America
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  • Nestled in the hills of California's San Joaquin Valley, a tranquil pond invites flocks of ruddy ducks, pintails, and shovelers to feed at its shores.
  • The ruddy duck, a native of North America, is now interbreeding with its close relative.
  • The ruddy duck, an attractive bird with chestnut plumage and a bright blue bill is well settled as a species in England.
  • The result is that the ruddy duck's genes, stronger, more virile, dominate the union, producing ruddy duck dominated hybrids and weakening the white-headed duck strain.
  • Ruddy ducks, which many say are not edible, were brought into Britain from American in 1950 and escaped into the wild from wildfowl collections.
  • Research associate Ron Therrien shows us around, pointing out such species as the ruddy duck, the Harlequin and the surf scoter. Duck, duck, owl: Patuxent research center is for the birds
  • Some of the wildfowl known as ruddy ducks tend to fly to Spain for the winter and then stay on for the spring mating season.
  • Northern pintail, shoveler, green-winged teal and mallard are most numerous, but a discerning eye will spot many types of ducks such as wigeon, cinnamon teal, gadwall and varieties of divers like canvasback, ring-necked and ruddy ducks. Undefined
  • The Government agreed to wipe out the UK's ruddy duck population after it was found the north American duck was challenging the survival of the globally-threatened white-headed duck through interbreeding.
  • My next stop, Cheddar reservoir, produced more ducks: a female smew and a pair of ruddy ducks among them. Birdwatch: Black redstart
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