WoRMS taxon details

Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)

158938  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158938)

accepted
Species
Aix
marine, fresh
Not documented
Distribution along eastern North America, from near the southern tip of Florida to northern Nova Scotia then west across Quebec and...  
Distribution along eastern North America, from near the southern tip of Florida to northern Nova Scotia then west across Quebec and Ontario to the southern tip of Texas [details]
WoRMS (2018). Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158938 on 2018-08-16
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Animal Diversity Web., available online at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet eat the seeds of the trees in flooded timber or wooded swamps, occasionally feed in fields, eating various grains [details]

Dimensions Length: 18 1/2" (47 cm) [details]

Distribution along eastern North America, from near the southern tip of Florida to northern Nova Scotia then west across Quebec and Ontario to the southern tip of Texas [details]

Habitat wooded swamps and river bottomlands [details]

Importance game species [details]

Predators man [details]

Reproduction Breeds in southern Canada from Nova Scotia to British Columbia except the Plains, and south throughout the United States to Florida, Cuba, Texas and central California. Winters from the central United States and southern British Columbia to the Gulf States and Mexico. Eggs are laid between May and June. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Carolina-eend  [details]
English wood duck  [details]
French canard branchu  [details]
German Brautente  [details]
Lithuanian miškinė antis  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Δενδρόπαπια  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål brudeand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk brudeand  [details]
Polish karolinka  [details]
Russian каролинская утка  [details]
Slovenian nevestica  [details]
Spanish pato joyuyo  [details]
Swedish brudand  [details]
Turkish karolin ördeği  [details]
Ukrainian Каролінка  [details]