Mottled Duck

Waterfowl Identification

The Mottled Duck, Anas fulvigula, can be mistaken for the American Black Duck and the hen Mallard. The Mottled Duck is lighter than the American Black Duck and its blue wing patches are rimmed with black rather than white as on the hen Mallard. The Mottled Duck is a southern species found in Florida, all along the entire Gulf Coast and the southern Atlantic coast.

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Last Updated: August 31, 2017