Florida Mottled Duck

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  • Title:  Florida Mottled Duck
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  • Added:  Nov 24, 2021
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  • Description:  The Florida mottled duck (A. f. fulvigula), is resident in central and southern Florida and occasionally strays north to Georgia. The same disjunct distribution pattern was also historically found in the local sandhill cranes. Individuals of both subspecies were introduced into South Carolina in the 1970s and 1980s, where the birds of mixed ancestry have greatly expanded in range, extending through the Atlantic coastal plain of Georgia into northeastern Florida. Along the Gulf of Mexico coast, the mottled duck is one of the most frequently banded waterfowl. This is due in part to the fact that it is mostly non-migratory. Approximately one out of every 20 mottled ducks is banded, making it an extremely prized and sought after bird among hunters.
  • Owner:  Kirk Englehardt
  • Copyright:  Kirk Englehardt
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  • Date Created: 2021-05-13 00:00:00

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