Home » Articles » Freckled Duck male showcasing bright red base of bill

Freckled Duck male showcasing bright red base of bill

Freckled duck males assume a red base to the bill during their breeding season. Here is a very good example of this. Freckled ducks frequently breed when conditions are adequate. While we do not have seasonal flooding here in Louisiana, periods of steady rains often precede freckled duck nesting. With our weather as of late, I fully suspect a nest or two in the coming weeks.

View All Freckled Duck male showcasing bright red base of bill Images.

Category: Articles,Bird Guide,Blog,Featured

Related Post

Pink-eared duck nest follow up…the

To follow up from our post a few days ago, here is the first pink-eared duck egg! Notice t

view now

Pink-eared ducks claiming territory

In only a matter of days, this pink-eared duck will begin nesting. She’s becoming increa

view now

Canvasback-the “King of Ducks”

The regal canvasback, revered by many as the “King of Ducks”. One of the most well-kno

view now

Phenomenal red-crested pochards!

Phenomenal red-crested pochards! This Palearctic diving duck has long been a popular aviar

view now