Ducks part of a group of birds called waterfowl, because they are normally found in places with water like ponds, streams and rivers.
Male ducks are called drakes and usually have more colorful feathers than the females. These birds have webbed feet that act like paddles and water-proof feathers that help keep their skin dry and warm.
All About Ducks for Kids
[ Kids ] Learn all about ducks, their habitats, and their importance to people.
American Black Duck
[ Kids/Teens ] Photo, physical description, distribution, reproduction, ecology, and behavior of this species. Includes a sound file.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains where they nest and spend the winter, what they eat, tips to identify them, and maps of their ranges.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers a sound file and facts about this duck's physical traits, food habits, and behavior.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Photo of the male and female of this species, range maps, and facts about its habitat and diet.
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