Waterfowl – Gadwall
Although the Gadwall’s appearance is somewhat somber, many birders consider this duck one of North America’s most elegant species because of the subtlety of its plumage.
About the Author
Canadian editor: David M. Bird is Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology and former Director of the Avian Science and Conservation Centre at McGill University. As a past-president of the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, a director with Bird Studies Canada, and a Fellow of the American Ornithologists’ Union, he has received several awards for his conservation and education efforts. Dr. Bird is a regular columnist for both Bird Watcher’s Digest and Canadian Wildlife and is the author of several books and over 200 scientific publications. He is the consultant editor for DK’s Birds of Canada, Pocket Birds of Canada, and Birds of Western Canada. Visit his website at askprofessorbird.com.