Lake Duck

Range: Chile and Argentina, sometimes migrating in winter to southern Brazil and Paraguay. Clumsy on land since their legs are set unusually far back. They spend most of their time in water where they feed by diving, and rarely fly.

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The Lake Duck is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Lake ducks are clumsy on land since their legs are set unusually far back, and rarely fly. They spend most of their time in water where they feed by diving. Appearance Lake ducks are small, weighing around 640 grams (23 oz), and being about 40 cm (16 inches) in length. The male duck (or drake) has a black head, reddish-brown body, and blue bill (hence its alternative names). More

The male Argentine Lake Duck and his 42.5 cm penis (Pic: K. McCracken/Nature). North American scientists have discovered the longest bird penis ever - a 42.5cm organ belonging to a duck. Dr Kevin McCracken of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and colleagues, report in this week's Nature that they have found a specimen of the Argentine lake duck (Oxyura vittata) that has a penis as long as its body - nearly half a metre long. More

Mississippi Flyway Reelfoot Lake Duck Report for the 2004 Season - click for a look at what was happening last season. - Links to other Reelfoot Lake area sites: Lower Mississippi River Levels - From Smithland, IL to New Orleans, La. More

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lake ducklake duck - common scaup of North America; males have purplish headsAythya affinis, lesser scaup, lesser scaup duckbluebill, scaup, scaup duck, broadbill - diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill How to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, add the site to iGoogle, or visit webmaster's page for free fun content. More

Duck: A Quebec InstitutionBrome Lake Duck: A Quebec Institution Brome Lake Duck: A Quebec Institution Add to FavoritesSend to a FriendPrint This pioneering enterprise is heir to a long tradition. Founded in 1912 on the western shore of Brome Lake, this is the oldest duck-breeding farm in Canada. More

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Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Oxyura
Species : vittata
Authority : (Philippi, 1860)