Canvasback

(Aythya valisineria)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

LC - Least Concern

 

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NatureServe

N5B, N5N - Secure Breeding and Nonbreeding

SNRB, SNRM - Unranked Breeding and Migrant

Minnesota

not listed

Occurrence

Common migrant, uncommon breeder

Habitat

Marshes, ponds, shallow lakes, other wetlands

Size

19 to 22 in length

29 wingspan


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Migration

Early March to mid-May and late September to mid-December


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Taxonomy

Order:

Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans, and relatives)

 

Family:

Anatidae (ducks, geese, and swans)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Canvasback
Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren
 
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  Canvasback - Duck Species Profile
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Published on Feb 2, 2015

Delta Waterfowl's President Dr. Frank Rohwer discusses the king of ducks, the canvasback, in this duck species profile.

 
     
  Canvasback -- Brittany, Taylor, Jonathon and Kendall
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Uploaded on Apr 19, 2010

A video on the largest inland duck in North America, the Canvasback. A science project.

 
     
     

 

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Uploaded on Mar 22, 2011

Canvasback observed at Sechelt Marsh in Sechelt, BC

( Aythya valisineria ) March 2011

 
     
  Canvasback (Anatidae: Aythya valisineria) Male and Female
Carl Barrentine
 
   
 
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Uploaded on May 13, 2010

Photographed at Kellys Slough NWR, North Dakota (13 May 2010).

 
     
  Canvasback
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Published on Jun 11, 2012

Canvasback at Slimbridge

 
     
  Sleepy Canvasback
Denise Wight
 
   
 
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Published on Feb 17, 2013

A wild Canvasback resting in the late afternoon winter sun. Watch as he tries to shake off the drowsiness. This makes me want to take a little nap. Mouth of Stege Creek, South Richmond Marsh, Richmond, California 3 Feb 2013

 
     

 

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