White-backed Duck

Thalassornis leuconotus - Dendrocygne à dos blanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Thalassornis

  • Species
    :

    leuconotus

Descriptor

Eyton, 1838

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 625 à 790 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Thalassornis leuconotus leuconotus (e Cameroon to s Ethiopia and South Africa)
  • Thalassornis leuconotus insularis (Madagascar)

Foreign names

  • Dendrocygne à dos blanc,
  • Pato Dorsiblanco,
  • Pato-de-dorso-branco,
  • Weißrücken-Pfeifgans,
  • vöcsökréce,
  • Witrugeend,
  • Anatra dorsobianco,
  • Vitryggad and,
  • Hvitryggand,
  • stromárka jarabá,
  • husička krátkoocasá,
  • Lappedykkerand,
  • lampisorsa,
  • Witrugeend,
  • ànec cabusset,
  • pokraczka,
  • Белоспинная утка,
  • コシジロガモ,
  • 白背鸭,
  • 白背鴨,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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