Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Lake Duck
Lake Duck Oxyura vittata
Described by: Philippi (1860)
Alternate common name(s): Argentine Lake Duck, Argentine Ruddy-duck, Argentine Blue-bill, Argentine Blue-billed Duck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. South America;
C. and s. Chile s. from Atacama to Llanquihue and c. and s. Argentina s. from San Juan and La Rioja to Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego (rarely).
Winters n. to Paraguay, Uruguay and se. Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) n. to 25°S.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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