Definition of tree duck in English:

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tree duck

noun

Another term for whistling duck.
Example sentences
  • Also, teal-season hunters must be cautious not to knock down brightly colored tree ducks on the prairie or mahogany-plumed mottled ducks in the marsh.
  • ‘We didn't take any tree ducks during that week of regular duck season,’ Tyler said.
  • These ducks are called woodies or tree ducks in some localities because they perch and nest in trees.
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