A Gwailo's View of Han Zi !
A Blog featuring my experiments with Han Zi and digital typographic art and articles on Chinese derived characters. Also some articles on Chinese characters in general and their use of multiple Asian languages.
Ya is the generic word for ducks of several species.
There are special words and characters for mandarin ducks, male and females, like oshidori, and yuanyang, and the domestic farmyard duck is wu or mu, ahiru in Japanese, mou in Cantonese.
Wild teal ducks seem to be FU .