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Alternate name
Oxyura maccoa Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
46-51 cm              Length
Freshwater, ponds, marshes, lakes and brackish marshes. Habitat
4(5-8)12 Incubated 25-27 days by female. Little parental care. Clutch    Eggs
Mainly invertebrates from the bottom, in mud. benthic Food    Diet
Often in pairs or small groups. Polygamous       Habits
357 World No

Near Threatened       BirdLife Preventing Extinctions


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