E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Anas rubripes Brewster, 1902
American Black Duck
Family: Anatidae
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© Val George  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #74138)

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Distribution of Anas rubripes in British Columbia
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A relatively small and decreasing introduced population occurs in the Nanaimo-Yellow Point area of Vancouver Island. An additional introduced population in the Lower Mainland recently became extirpated. A single naturally-occurring individual has been recorded from northeastern B.C.

Note Author: Jamie Fenneman (2012)

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
ExoticSNAExoticNot Listed
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-05-28 4:32:11 AM]
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