Wood Duck (female) - approx. 46 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Aix
Species: Sponsa
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Updated April 18 2016
Wood Ducks (male & female) - approx. 46 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Aix
Species: Sponsa
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Mallard Duck (female) - approx. 58 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Platyrhynchos
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Updated January 30 2015
Mallard Duck (male) - approx. 58 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Platyrhynchos
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Updated January 30 2015
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American Black Duck (female?) - approx. 56 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Rubripes
Juveniles are similar to females - Canada's only perching
duck
The male and female Black Ducks are similar in
appearance, the main difference being the bill colour
(yellowish in males and greenish (possibly with black
fleckings) in females) - also known as the Black Mallard
as it resembles the female of that species
American Black Ducks (male & female) - approx. 56 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Rubripes
The male and female Black Ducks are similar in
appearance, the main difference being the bill colour
(yellowish in males and greenish (possibly with black
fleckings) in females) - also known as the Black Mallard
as it resembles the female of that species
Mallard Ducks (female with young) - approx. 58 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Platyrhynchos
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Updated January 30 2015
American Wigeon Ducks (female & male) - approx. 52 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Americana
Northern Shoveler Ducks (male & female) - approx. 48 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Clypeata
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Updated March 11 2016
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Gadwall Duck (female) - approx. 53 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Strepera
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Updated January 24 2015
Feeds by straining for small crustaceans with its bill
skimming the water's surface.
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9 species
Blue-winged Teal Ducks (male & female) - approx. 39 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Discors
Green-winged Teal Ducks (male & female) - approx. 35 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Crecca
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Wood Ducks (female with young) - approx. 46 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Aix
Species: Sponsa
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American Wigeon Duck (male) - approx. 52 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Americana
Often feed around diving ducks in hope of stealing
vegetation brought to surface
Northern Pintail Duck (male) - approx. 65 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Acuta
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Updated March 17 2013
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
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Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
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Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Audio - updated November 23 2010
Mallard Duck audio
Audio - updated December 29 2009
Black Duck audio
Green-winged Teal Duck (male) - approx. 35 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Crecca
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
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Updated March 29 2016
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Domestic / Mallard cross  - approx. 58 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Platyrhynchos
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
All domestic ducks with the exception of the Muscovy
duck are descended from the mallard
Updated April 18 2016
Updated April 18 2016
Audio - squawk is female, squeak is male -
updated October 2 2012
Wood Duck audio
Female Mallards make the quack sound
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Updated February 25 2017
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Updated February 25 2017
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Updated April 6 2013
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Updated April 6 2013
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Northern Shoveler Duck (male) - approx. 48 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Clypeata
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Updated March 11 2016
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Feeds by straining for small crustaceans with its bill
skimming the water's surface.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Gadwall Duck (male) - approx. 53 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Strepera
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Updated January 24 2015
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Audio - updated November 27 2012
Gadwall Duck audio
Often steals food from diving ducks
Often steals food from diving ducks - similar to female
Mallard
Mallard Ducks (female) - approx. 58 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Platyrhynchos
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Updated January 30 2015
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Wood Duck (female) - approx. 46 cm - High Park - April 2010
Wood Ducks (male & female) - approx. 46 cm - High Park - March 2013
Mallard Duck (male) - approx. 58 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - December 2008
Mallard Duck (female) - approx. 58 cm - Lower Don River (Crother's Woods) - December 2008
American Black Duck (female?) - approx. 56 cm - Humber Bay Park - December 2008
American Black Ducks (male left? female right?) - approx. 56 cm - Samuel Smith Park - March 2013
Mallard Ducks (female with young) - approx. 58 cm - West Don Valley (Wilket Creek Park) - June 2007
Northern Shoveler Ducks (male & female) - approx. 48 cm - Humber Bay Park - December 2008
Gadwall Duck (female) - approx. 53 cm - Humber Bay Park - April 2013
Blue-winged Teal Ducks (male & female) - approx. 39 cm - Lakefront Promenade (Mississauga) - April 2009
Green-winged Teal Ducks (male & female) - approx. 35 cm - Humber Bay Park - April 2013
Wood Ducks (female with young) - approx. 46 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2007
Northern Pintail Duck (male) - approx. 65 cm - Humber Bay Park - February 2011
Green-winged Teal Duck (male) - approx. 35 cm - Humber Bay Park - November 2011
Domestic / Mallard cross (male) - approx. 58 cm - Humber River (Humber Arboretum) - February 2012
Northern Shoveler Duck (male) - approx. 48 cm - High Park - March 2013
Gadwall Duck (male) - approx. 53 cm - Humber Bay Park - April 2013
Mallard Ducks (female) - approx. 58 cm - Toronto Islands - October 2013
Often feed around diving ducks in hope of stealing
vegetation brought to surface
Mallard Ducks (juvenile) - approx. 20 cm
Order: Anseriformes (Waterfowl)
Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
Genus: Anas
Species: Platyrhynchos
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Updated January 30 2015
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrates)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Mallard Ducks (juvenile) - approx. 20 cm - Toronto Islands - June 2015
Juveniles are similar to females - Canada's only perching
duck
Juveniles are similar to females - Canada's only perching
duck
American Wigeon Ducks (female & male) - approx. 52 cm - Leslie Spit - February 2017
American Wigeon Duck (male) - approx. 52 cm - Leslie Spit - February 2017