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Ring-necked Duck

Aythya collaris
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Length: 17 in. (43 cm )
Almost always seen in pairs or small flocks on marshy lakes, golf ponds, reservoirs and occasionally coastal estuaries, this species dives for aquatic vegetation and invertebrates. The nest is placed near the water on a dry area and is made of grass and moss.

The four-digit banding code is RNDU.

Male | Oliver Niehuis

Female | Richard Ditch


Marsh / swamp

Open water
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Bibliographic details:

  • Article: Ring-necked Duck
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: July 13, 2017
  • Date accessed: September 20, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ring-necked-duck

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2017, July 13). Ring-necked Duck. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved September 20, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ring-necked-duck

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Ring-necked Duck". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 July, 2017. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ring-necked-duck

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Ring-necked Duck". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 13 Jul 2017. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 20 Sep 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/activities/bird/ring-necked-duck

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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