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Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae

Scientific:
  Aix sponsa
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Anas Sponsa

Avibase ID:
  27B2749A88E3E2C8

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175122

Geographic range:

  • Aix sponsa: Inland waters of Canada to n Mexico, Cuba and Bahamas
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Wood Duck
Czech:
  kachnička karolínská
German:
  Brautente
Danish:
  Brudeand
Spanish:
  Pato Joyuyo
Finnish:
  morsiosorsa
French:
  Canard branchu
Icelandic:
  Brúðönd
Italian:
  Anatra sposa
Japanese:
  amerikaoshi
Japanese:
  アメリカオシ
Dutch:
  Carolina-eend
Norwegian:
  Brudeand
Polish:
  karolinka
Portuguese:
  Pato-carolino
Russian:
  Каролинская утка
Slovak:
  kačička obojková
Swedish:
  Brudand
Chinese:
  林鸳鸯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Birdlife checklist version 05:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Birdlife checklist version 06:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Canard branchu ( Aix sponsa)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Canard branchu ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 1st edition:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 4th edition:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
eBird version 1.50:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
eBird version 1.52:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
eBird version 1.53:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
eBird version 1.54:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   American Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
James Lee Peters:
    Aix sponsa
James Lee Peters (original):
    Aix sponsa
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Aix sponsa
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Wood Duck ( Aix sponsa)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Aix sponsa

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Bulgarian: Каролинка
Catalan: Ànec carolí
Czech: Kachnicka karolinská, kachnička karolinská, Kachnička karolínská, kachnièka karolinská
Welsh: Hwyaden y coed
Danish: Brudeand
German: Brautente
English: Acorn Duck, American Wood Duck, Carolina Duck, Carolina wood duck, North american wood duck, Summer Duck, Wood Duck
Spanish: Huyuyo, Pato Arcoiris, Pato de Florida, Pato de la Florida, Pato del bosque de Carolina, Pato Huyuyo, Pato Joyuyo
Spanish (Cuba): Huyuyo
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Huyuyo
Spanish (Mexico): Pato Arcoiris
Estonian: mõrsjapart
Basque: Ahate karolinarra, Ànec carolí
Finnish: Morsiosorsa
Faroese: Brúðuront
French: Aix carolin, Canard branchu, Canard carolin, Canard des bois, Canard huppé
Irish: Lacha choille
Galician: Ànec carolí
Haitian Creole French: Kanna bwòdè
Hungarian: kisasszonyréce
Icelandic: Brúðönd
Italian: Anatra sposa
Japanese: amerikaoshi
Japanese: アメリカオシ
Latin: Aix sponsa
Lithuanian: Karolininė antis, Miškine antis, Miškinė antis
Latvian: Koku pīle
Dutch: Carolinaeend, Carolina-eend
Norwegian: Brudeand
Polish: karolinka
Portuguese: Pato-carolino
Russian: Каролинская утка
Slovak: Kačica obojková, kačička obojková
Slovenian: nevestica
Swedish: Brudand
Turkish: Karolin Ördeği, orman ördeği
Chinese: 林鴛鴦, 林鸳鸯

 

         

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