Ring-necked Duck - Aythya collaris

Length 1.4 ft (43.2 cm)
Wingspan 2.1 ft (63.5 cm)
Weight 1.5 lb (680.4 g)
Clutch Size 8-10
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Ring-necked Duck is a diving duck and is found in North and Central America. They are similar in coloration to the Tufted Duck. The Ring-necked Duck has a peaked head instead of a head tuft. The Ring-necked also has a white ring at the base of the bill.

They eat aquatic plants as well as some mollusks, aquatic insects and small fish.

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