One of the bantam duck breeds. Excellent flyers,may need to clip primary feathers of one wing, orpinion, or use flight pen to prevent flying.The drake is known for it's green head, brown chest,violet-blue speculum and white outer tail feathers.Hatchlings are black with yellow streaks.Weights: young drake:40 oz./ young duck:36 oz.PIC: SOP p. 333This breed goes through a summer molt, during which the male plumage resembles that of the female. Molt is known as the eclipse. Starts in June and completes in August. From Sept. to Nov. nests above ground. eats acorns, corn, water lovingvegetation. length: 15' to 21" wt. 1.5 to 3 lb.
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