Life History Groupings


Migration Status:N/A

Breeding Habitat:Wetland-open water

Nest Location:N/A

Nest Type:N/A

Clutch Size:7-10

Length of Incubation: 28(25-30) days

Days to Fledge:63-75

Number of Broods:1

Diet:

Almost Exclusively:

Lesser Quantities of:

Author:
Gregory Gough
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Clutch size, length of incubation, days to fledge and number of broods from: Ehrlich, P., Dobkin, D., and Wheye, D. (1988). The Birders Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds. New York: Simon and Schuster Inc.
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