Ruddy Duck

Oxyura jamaicensis
Ruddy Duck specimens on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

Very common migrant and winter resident from September through May. Seen in large rafts on bays, estuaries, and inland ponds. Sexes are different.

Specimen Information

The duck on the left is a male.
 
This is the female is on the right.
Date:  1/10/1924
Collected By:  WL Brown/EB Marshall
Locality:  Laurel, MD
Sex:  Female
Catalog ID:  277213