Birds Likely to be Observed in Oregon
Ruddy Duck

Location in Oregon
Blue is Winter range
Purple is Year-round range

Ruddy Duck range

Ruddy Duck

Oxyura jamaicensis - Common in summer on lakes and ponds with floating vegetation, in winter on estuaries, lakes and rivers. Wings are short and rounded; flight fast, uneven, with rapid wing beats. Identified by white cheeks under the dark cap and by the long up tilted tail. Usually silent.

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