Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Duck
Common Name : Redhead
Scientific Name : Aythya americana
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Physical Description :

A medium-sized waterbird. The male’s head is red. The beak is blue with a black tip. The male’s back is gray and the rump and chest are black. The female is light brown with a dark blue beak.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 16.5 – 21.3 Inches (42 – 54 Centimeters)
Weight: 1.4 – 3 Pounds (630 – 1500 Grams)
Wingspan: 29.5 – 31.1 Inches (75 – 79 Centimeters)

Behavior :

Redheads live in lakes and ponds and live in floating nests. Redheads are diving ducks and they pass through the forest during winter.

Social Organization :

Redheads live in flocks.

Approval Level : Mod; Redheads are rare due to a lack of lakes and ponds in the forest, but they might stop occasionally for rest in the swamps and rivers during spring and fall migrations.
Kill Difficulty : Moderate;

Redheads can deal a painful blow with their wings, and due to their large size have the potential to break bones or cause a concussion.

Training Level : Specialty - Duck;

Hunters must wait until their prey comes near to short or ashore, and Redheads can give an alarm call if startled.

Hunting Tactic : Waterfowl
Food Quality : High; Redheads are a very large and healthy meal for many cats.