Baking: Canvasback

 

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Anas valisineria

Length: 18-22 Weight: 2-3 lbs

Identification:

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

CANV

Distribution: 

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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Cookie recipe

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References:

All About Birds

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