The Ruddy Duck is native to North America. They came to Europe in the 1940's, however, the birds escaped captivity in Europe, and went on to breed with more Ruddy ducks. The population of Ruddy ducks increased around Europe, Great Britain, and some moved to North America.
- Breed Colors/Varieties:
- Females- Brown with white underneath chin.
Males- Brown body, with white underneath chin, Blue beak, Black on head.
- Breed Size:
- Large Fowl