Photo Credits: John Schwarz (Male Pictured)

Canvasback (Aythya valisineria)

Canvasbacks live in lakes, marshes, and other wetlands. Their diet consists of plant material such as tubers, leaves, and seeds, and aquatic insects and fish. They have a wingspan of about 3 ft. and weigh 2-3.5 lbs. The Canvasback mating call is “krr-krr-krrr.” They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.

Frequency: Rare