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    The Camargue is home to many species of duck, some species live here, others are in the Camargue that during their migration period. Among the duck species that may be encountered include:

    • the Mallard
    • the Eurasian Wigeon
    • the Northern Shoveler
    • the Common Pochard
    • the Eurasian Teal
    • the Red-crested Pochard
    • the Common Shelduck

    The Camargue is the wintering area the largest in France for the ducks, who are there in mid-August. The Camargue wetlands are located on the main migration route north / south. The ducks find a site, of welcome or of irreplaceable transit their allowing of avoided the rigors of the North of Europe where they reproduce during the summer months.
    Sexual dimorphism is very pronounced in ducks. In the breeding season, males have plumages in the lively colors.