African Black Duck
(Anas Sparsa)

Appearance - The African Black Duck has a blackish-brown plumage with white markings on its back, grey beak with black markings, brown eyes, pale underwings, distinctive blue speculum, and yellow legs and feet. Both sexes are alike.

Notes - The African Black Duck is a large dabbling duck. It is sometimes called the Black River Duck, West African Black Duck, South African Black Duck, or Ethiopian Black Duck. It is a very shy duck which prefers to stay in fast flowing waters during the day.

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