What is another word for lake duck?

8 synonyms found


[ lˈe͡ɪk dˈʌk], [ lˈe‍ɪk dˈʌk], [ l_ˈeɪ_k d_ˈʌ_k]

The Lake Duck, also known as the Hottentot Teal or the Blue-billed Teal, is a waterbird species that is commonly found in freshwater lakes, ponds, and marshes in southern Africa. Although it is mostly known as the Lake Duck, there are other synonyms that are used to refer to this species such as the African Teal, African Pygmy-Goose, Dwarf Pygmy-Goose, and the Little Teal. These synonyms are used interchangeably and are based on the bird's appearance and geographical location. Despite their small size, Lake Ducks are fascinating to observe and are known for their stunning colors, unique duck calls, and playful behavior.

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How to use "Lake duck" in context?

Lake duck is a migratory waterfowl that spends the winter on lakes in the Northern Hemisphere. The adult lake duck is a rather bulky bird and has a red head and white neck with a black bib. The female has a more irecolor head and neck, and the male has a green head and black neck. The beak is yellow with a black tip and the legs and feet are orange. Lake ducks fly with long, broad wings and when in flight, give the appearance of being suspended in the water. They forage for food on the water surface or near the shore.

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