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Aythya valisineria
(L 21" WS 29" Wt 2.7 lb)
Preferred food is wild celery,
Valisneria americana
...hence its name.
Independence Grove
Libertyville, IL
23Mar2013
Ducks are flightless when molting
...leading to the expression by
hunters of “a sitting duck”.
(Thor Hansen)