Wood Duck

(Aix sponsa)

Status: Summer Resident. Last recorded on site in 2021
Breeding Status:-
1987-1991: Confirmed1992-1996: Confirmed
1997-2001: Confirmed2002-2006: Confirmed
2007-2011: Confirmed2012-2016: Confirmed
2017-2021: Confirmed

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a common migrant and summer breeder on site. It can be found in wooded areas along the creeks, and on the marshes and ponds throughout the site. One individual remained on the Oxidation Pond throughout the winter of 1994/1995.

Photographer: Eric Vaandering.
This is a male.

Photographer: Duane Plant.
This is a female with young.