Wood Duck Quiz By Cindy Owsley
With a unique boxy shape and crested head, and the showy iridescent pattern of the drake, the wood duck is one of the easiest ducks to identify in North America. Quiz author Cindy Owsley lives where woodland habitat abuts a pond, and she erected artificial nest structures, providing her with the fortune of observing nesting birds. Here is a quiz developed by Owsley, an Illinois Audubon Society board member and coordinator of the IAS Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary program. Owsley challenges quiz takers with tidbits of her first-hand knowledge of wood duck. Quiz-takers test your understanding of Aix sponsa.