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Wood Duck
Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes »  family Anatidae - ducks, geese and swans »  genus Aix - wood and mandarin ducks

Scientific synonyms

Anas sponsa Linnaeus, 1758
Aex sponsa

Other names

= North American Wood Duck

Least Concern

Images

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

male

Author: Milan Kořínek

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

female

Author: Jiří Novák

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

male

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

female

Author: Menke, Dave

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

male

Author: Menke, Dave

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

male

Author: McCabe, Tim

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

male

Author: Petr Pivoňka

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

male

Author: Jakub Hradečný

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

male

Author: Karl Pollak

juvenile animal

Aix sponsa - Wood Duck

Author: Karl Pollak

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republici, North America: Canada

* List of countries might not be complete

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Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Aix sponsa]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22680104]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96494]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52854]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Aix sponsa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
DE Zootier-Lexikon [2804:brautente-aix-sponsa&Itemid=621]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 2 December 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [http://www.birdlife.cz/index.php?ID=2274], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Aix sponsa]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Aix sponsa]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Aix sponsa]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Aix sponsa]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Aix sponsa]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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i species introduced to area described by check-list