Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Black-headed Duck
Black-headed Duck Heteronetta atricapilla
Described by: Merrem (1841)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. tropical South America;
C. Paraguay, n. Argentina s. to Buenos Aires Province and in Chile from Santiago to Valdivia.
Disperses during winter to e. Bolivia (Santa Cruz), Paraguay, Uruguay, se. Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), c. Chile (Santiago to Valdivia) and e. and c. Argentina (Cordoba, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero, Entre Rios, La Pampa and Buenos Aires).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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