Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Wood Duck - Aix sponsa

Mid-sized migratory duck able to perch on trees. Males have colorful feathers and the species used to be hunted for its feathers leading almost to extinction in early 20th Century.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

Identifications 11 4 3 0

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

Photos of Wood Duck

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

A wood duck among wood. I had to take this shot as it the duck settings so beautiful matches its name.

Parc Bernard-Landry - 2021-04-10

NIKON Z 6; 70-200mm f/2.8; Focal Length 200mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f2.8; Iso 180;

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

Female on its own floating quietly on Mont-Royal's lake.

Parc Mont-Royal - 2015-10-03

NIKON D7100; 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6; Focal Length 300mm; Exposure 1/250; Aperture f5.6; Iso 800;

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

Male taking care of female as it is spring it may be part of the courtship behavior

Parc Mont-Royal - 2015-05-03

NIKON D7100; 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6; Focal Length 180mm; Exposure 1/1600; Aperture f6.3; Iso 400;

Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)

Parc des Rapides - 2013-11-16

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 84mm; Exposure 1/125; Aperture f5.6; Iso 320;

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