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Perching Duck

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Wood Duck

Wood Duck

R Potter
Definition:

(noun) One of a small group of duck species known for perching frequently in trees and nesting in tree holes or provided nest boxes. These ducks have long claws on their toes and are most often found along wooded waterways such as inland lakes and rivers.

Species of perching ducks include wood ducks, mandarin ducks and Muscovy ducks.

Photo - Wood Duck © R Potter

Pronunciation: PURR-ching duck

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