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Alternate name
Oxyura jamaicensis Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
35-43 cm                Length
Freshwater lakes below 2,200m Habitat
5 (8)15 in marsh nest incubaion 23 days from last egg laid. Clutch    Eggs
Aquatic vegetation and small creatures. Food    Diet
354 World No

Least Concern                   


view photos Photo by Rick Leche all rights reserved

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Ruddy Duck female calls
(Oxyura jamaicensis)
Andrew Spencer XC14087
08-07-2007, United States

Ruddy Duck Quacks
(Oxyura jamaicensis ferruginea)
Israel Aragon XC17360
12-01-2007, Peru

Ruddy Duck displays
(Oxyura jamaicensis)
Chris Parrish XC14379
10-06-2007, United States

Embedded file Ruddy Duck Quacks
(Oxyura jamaicensis ferruginea)
Israel Aragon XC17807
10-02-2008, Peru

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