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Ruddy duck female

Oxyura jamaicensis

Description:

Small, compact duck with a stout, scoop-shaped bill, and a long, stiff tail. Females and first-year males are brownish, somewhat like winter males but with a blurry stripe across the pale cheek patch.

Habitat:

Spotted in Central Park, New York.

Notes:

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Genus: Oxyura Species: O. jamaicensis

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JordiPrats

New York, New York, United States

Spotted on Jan 3, 2021
Submitted on Mar 5, 2021

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