Baking: Mottled Duck

 

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Anas fulvigula

Length: 17-24 in Weight: 1.2-3 lbs

Identification:

Similar to female Mallard, but with a buffy throat and yellow bill. Male and female Mottled Ducks look similar.

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Distribution: 

Extremely limited range, breeding only along the Gulf Coast of the United States.

Cool Facts:

Despite its small range, the Mottled Duck has two distinct sub-populations: one along the Gulf of Mexico from Alabama westward, and another in central and south Florida.

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References:

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