Wood Duck Aix sponsa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Aix sponsa Biometrics

Wingspan: 70 - 76 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 43 - 51 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)


Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2021: Exceptional
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Only 1 record
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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