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Anas rubripes Brewster, 1902
American Black Duck
Family: Anatidae


© Val George     (Photo ID #74138)



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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