|Cat Name :||Duck|
|Common Name :||Wood Duck|
|Scientific Name :||Aix sponsa|
|Other Name(s) :||Carolina Duck|
|Physical Description :||
Wood Ducks have a crest perched on the back of the head. The male Wood Duck iridescent feathers and a green head with a orange beak with a splash of white at the end. Their is white on their head. The female is dark gray. The non-breeding plumage is dark brown.
|Physical Statistics :||
Length: 18 – 21 Inches (47 – 54 Centimeters)
Wood ducks prefer ponds, rivers and wetland areas. They are active during the day, seeking their food by dabbling. The females nest in the cavities of trees during the summer.
|Social Organization :||
|Approval Level :||Mod; Wood Ducks are uncommon in the first, but are sometimes seen in summer on the river.|
|Kill Difficulty :||Moderate;
Wood Ducks are large enough to deliver a firm buffet with the wings.
|Training Level :||Specialty - Duck;
Ambush from the shore is the best tactic for dealing with Wood Ducks. They will let out an alarm cry that will send prey hiding if an attempt is missed.
|Hunting Tactic :||Waterfowl|
|Food Quality :||High; Wood Ducks are large and yield a rich, nutritious flesh.|