Maccoa Duck

Oxyura maccoa - Érismature maccoa

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oxyura

  • Species
    :

    maccoa

Descriptor

Eyton, 1838

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 51 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 450 à 820 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Maccoa Duck (Oxyura maccoa) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Érismature maccoa,
  • Malvasía Maccoa,
  • Pato-de-rabo-alçado-africano,
  • Afrikaruderente,
  • csuklyás réce,
  • Африканская савка,
  • 非洲硬尾鸭,
  • Afrikaanse Stekelstaart,
  • Gobbo maccoa,
  • Afrikansk kopparand,
  • Kafferand,
  • sterniczka afrykańska,
  • potápnica čiernohlavá,
  • kachnice africká,
  • Afrikansk Skarveand,
  • afrikankuparisorsa,
  • Bloubekeend,
  • アフリカオタテガモ,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

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