Knob-billed Duck

Sarkidiornis melanotos - Canard à bosse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sarkidiornis

  • Species
    :

    melanotos

Descriptor

Pennant, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 79 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1750 à 2610 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Knob-billed Duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Canard à bosse,
  • Pato Crestudo,
  • Pato-de-carúncula,
  • Glanzente,
  • bütykös fényréce,
  • Knobbeleend,
  • Oca dal pettine,
  • Knöland,
  • Kamand,
  • hrebenatka škvrnitá,
  • pižmovka hřebenatá,
  • Afrikansk Knopgås,
  • kyhmysorsa,
  • Knobbeleend,
  • ànec bec-crestat africà,
  • dziwonos szaroboczny,
  • paugurknābja pīle,
  • Гребенчатая утка,
  • コブガモ,
  • 瘤鸭,
  • เป็ดหงส์,
  • 瘤鴨,

Voice song and cries

Canard à bosse
♂ adult

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

Illustration

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