The Redhead is one of a group of diving ducks that form flocks of hundreds or even thousands during winter in ponds on Mustang Island and along the shores of Aransas and Corpus Christi Bays.

About the Redhead

The male Redhead has a large, round, bright reddish-chestnut head and neck, a short blue bill with a black tip, and yellow-orange eyes. It has a gray body with a black breast, black rump and tail feathers. The female has a brown head and body and a dark bluish bill with a black tip.

Redhead