The blue-billed duck (Oxyura australis) is a small Australian stiff-tailed duck, with
both the male and female growing to a length of 40 cm (16 in). The male has a ...
Learn how to identify Ruddy Duck, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls,
and ... Breeding males are almost cartoonishly bold, with a sky-blue bill, shining ...
The Blue-billed Duck is a compact diving duck with males having a large
scooped bright, light blue bill. Males have a rich deep chestnut plumage overall
The male Ruddy Duck is cinnamon in color overall with a black head, large, white
cheek-patch, and bright blue bill. The male in non-breeding plumage has a ...
Bluewings are pint-sized ducks with chalky-blue shoulder patches on the front of
the wing. The bill is relatively large. Males are grayish above, tan spotted with ...
Fast Facts. DID YOU KNOW? The Blue-billed Duck is rarely seen because they
not only spend a lot of time underwater, but also because they are very shy.
Justification This species has a moderately small population and is therefore
classed as Near Threatened. It faces a number of threats and the population may
The stiff-tailed ducks are part of the Oxyurinae subfamily of ducks. All have, as
their name implies, long stiff tail feathers, which are erected when the bird is at
Ring-necked Duck has a white band near the tip of the bill and a white ring near
the base of ... The Tufted Duck has a tuft on its head, yellow eyes, blue-gray bill.
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis. Anseriforme Order – Anatidae Family.
BIOMETRICS: Length: 35-44 cm. Wingspan: 60 cm. Weight: M: 850 g; F : 810 g.