Ducks of the Month
My workplace has an internal mascot of a rubber duck. And, I have noted, the wifi password is always a type of duck. So here are the ducks of the month!
- •October: RosybillEndemic to South America.
- •November: MaccoaNative to eastern and southern Africa.
- •December: MuscovyNative to Mexico, Central and South America.
- •January: GadwallRange includes Europe, Asia, and central North America
- •February: PintailLikely refers to the northern pintail which breeds in the northern areas of Europe, Asia and North America and winters south of there to the equator.
- •March: ShovelerCommon and widespread duck (the northern shoveler). Breeds in northern Europe and Asia and across most of North America.
- •April: ScaupMedium sized diving duck. Breeds in summer in Alaska, northern Canada, and Siberia. In winter it goes to East coast US, Europe, and Japan.
- •May: RedheadA medium sized diving duck from North America.
- •June: RuddyA small duck from North America.
- •July: CanvasbackLargest species of diving duck in North America. Also, clearly evil.
- •August: GoldeneyeMedium sized sea duck which breeds in taiga regions.
- •August: EiderSooo... They sent out an email saying the password was goldeneye but it is ACTUALLY eider. I feel lied to. (A large sea duck from up north, known for its down).