Range. - North America at large, breeding from northern United States northward, chiefly in the interior.

A bird commonly seen in the markets where it is often sold as the following species because of their similarity. The nests are placed on the ground in marshes or sloughs, and are made of grasses, lined with feathers. Eggs from six to fourteen in number, of a buffy white color. Size 2.40 x 1.70.

Wood Duck. Redhead

Wood Duck. Redhead.

Buffy

Buffy.

146 Redhead Marila Americana 261