Musk Duck

Biziura lobata - Érismature à barbillons

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Biziura

  • Species
    :

    lobata

Descriptor

(Shaw, 1796)

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 55 à 66 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1800 à 3100 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Musk Duck (Biziura lobata) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Érismature à barbillons,
  • Malvasía de Papada,
  • Pato-de-papada,
  • Lappenente,
  • lebernyeges réce,
  • Лопастная утка,
  • 麝鸭,
  • Australische Muskuseend,
  • Gobbo muschiato,
  • Bisamand,
  • Pungand,
  • bisiorka,
  • laločnica potápavá,
  • kachnice laločnatá,
  • Bisamand,
  • helttasorsa,
  • ,
  • ニオイガモ,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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