Find out about the fascinating life cycle of a duck. Discover the exciting world of the duck, from a city pond to a remote coastal bay - explore some of the different habitats that are the duck's home. Could you tell the difference between a male and female duck? Would you recognise a duck in flight? Do you know what its nest looks like? Follow the duck's life cycle, from the hatching of a chick to finding a mate. And find out about the threats facing ducks today and how to feed them properly. Includes an animal map, locator map, life cycle summary and 'unusual fact' boxes.
Stephen Savage is a biologist, natural history lecturer and Associate Member of the Institute of Biology. Author of over 26 natural history books for children, Stephen works with schoolchildren and adults focusing on the local environment and how people can discover its secrets for themselves.