Harlequin Duck
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The Harlequin Duck is a small, brightly coloured duck that is found in North America and parts of Europe. They are about 12 inches long and have a black head, white body and black and white wings. They live near ponds, lakes and slow moving rivers, where they eat insects and plants.

These ducks are very good swimmers and can dive down to depths of over 60 feet to find food. They are also able to walk on land, and sometimes nest on the ground. Harlequin Ducks are very interesting birds to watch and their beautiful colours make them a favourite with bird watchers.

Animal population
190 000 – 380 000
Population
IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
IUCN Classification

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Geeky Facts about the Harlequin Duck

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They live among their own kind and can easily coexist with other species of ducks that share their habitat.

Fact 2

Harlequin ducks are diurnal and feed by swimming underwater or diving.

Fact 3

They move to slower-moving stretches of rivers and lakes once the chicks have hatched.

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