Baking: Canvasback



Anas valisineria

Length: 18-22 Weight: 2-3 lbs


Male has red head and white body. Both male and female have steeply sloped foreheads.



Summer resident across North America into far northern Alaska and Canada. Winter resident in southern US, Mexico, and South America.

Cool Facts:

The Canvas back shares its scientific name, Anas valisineria, with wild celery, Vallisneria americana, a favorite plant of this duck.

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