A little-studied, diminutive, tropical relative of the Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis, the Masked Duck inhabits ponds, small lakes, and other wetlands covered with emergent vegetation from northern Argentina north through South and Central America east of the Andes to southern Texas. Masked Duck numbers increase during the rainy season and following temperate wet cycles and hurricane rains that create new ponds with emergent vegetation. Johnsgard and Carbonell’s 1996 treatise on the stiff-tailed ducks, the most thorough treatment to date of this group, points out how little is known of the Masked Duck compared to other stifftails. 13/11/2014 · A tropical duck, periodically invading southern Texas and Florida. Smaller than the Ruddy Duck and able to take flight from the water much more easily, the Masked Duck may colonize small and temporary bodies of water. It is generally easy to overlook, as it spends much time resting within dense marsh growth, and may clamber about.
The Masked Duck is a member of the stiff-tailed duck group. It has a similar appearance to the Ruddy Duck. This waterfowl is a tropical bird from Mexico, Central America and the West Indies and is a rare vagrant to North America. Masked Duck: Small stifftail duck with black-tipped blue bill and black mask with thin white eye-ring. Body is rufous-brown with black streaks on the back and sides; white wing patches are visible in flight. Feeds on aquatic plants, insects and crustaceans. Direct flight with rapid wing beats. The Birds of North America web site has excellent distribution information, annual membership required. Visit the eBird web site to report sightings of the American Goldfinch and to view current and some historical information on a state-by-state basis. Information based on reports from birders in the field. Masked Ducks generally do not congregate except during the nesting season Gomez-Dallmeier & Cringan 1989, Johnsgard & Carbonell 1996. DISTRIBUTION: Although a common resident of South America, the Masked Duck is considered to be uncommon throughout most of Central America and North. Masked Duck Nomonyx dominicus. Anseriformes Order – Anatidae Family. INTRODUCTION: The Masked Duck is a very secretive duck that is uncommon throughout its wide range from Mexico to South America and Caribbean. It was formerly a member of the genus Oxyura, but it.
Masked Duck Diet. Regarding masked duck diet, these birds usually feed on seeds, fruits, leaves, stems & roots of the aquatic herbs near the coastal areas or in shallow water bodies for they cannot dive deeper into the water. Masked Duck is mainly a tropical species, occasionally seen in Texas, Florida, and Louisiana. The male has a blue bill and a black face mask with a faint eye ring; the female bears no similarity at all and has a gray bill with brown and black facial stripes. provides information on attracting and feeding birds, bird identification and other birding resources. Known as the Long-tailed Duck in Europe, and until recently as the Oldsquaw in North America, this midsize sea duck is a true arctic species, breeding in tundra and taiga regions around the globe, as far as 80°N. After breeding, it migrates to cold and temperate-water coasts of North America, western Greenland, eastern Asia, and the Great Lakes.
The birds listed below belong to the biological order Anseriformes, and are native to North America. Screamers. Order: Anseriformes Family: Anhimidae. The screamers are a small family of birds related to the ducks. They are large, bulky birds, with a small downy head, long legs and large feet which are only partially webbed. The masked duck Nomonyx dominicus is a tiny stiff-tailed duck ranging through the tropical Americas. They are found from Mexico to South America and also in the Caribbean. Primarily not migratory, masked ducks are reported as very uncommon vagrants in the southernmost United States, along the Mexican border and in Florida. 30/08/2011 · Funny Birds Imitating Other Animals! - Hilarious Pet Parrots Meowing and Barking Compilation 2017 - Duration: 6:45. Break Time Recommended for you. Distribution: Mexico to South America, and the Caribbean. Vagrants reproted in the southernmost United States, along the Mexican border and in Florida.
References. American Ornithologists' Union. 1995. Fortieth supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union check-list of North American birds. Auk 112:819-830. Masked Duck Nomonyx dominica. in Texas Bird Breeding Atlas. Arnold, K. and K. Benson, Eds. Texas A&M Univ. College Station, Texas. 05/11/2019 · Masked ducks feed on seeds, roots and leaves of aquatic plants, as well as eating aquatic insects and crustaceans. They feed by diving. Ducks generally feed on larvae and pupae usually found under rocks, aquatic animals, plant material, seeds, small fish, snails and crabs. Species account number 393 in the Birds of North America Life Histories for the 21st Century series. In 1992 the American Ornithologists' Union in partnership with the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia undertook the publication of species accounts. I will still turn to the Birds of Western Palearctic series, or the relevant volumes of the unfinished Palmer's Handbook of North American Birds, for detailed plumage descriptions and molt schedules [and, since this review was written back in 1999, I would not turn to the relevant fascicle in the Birds of North.
There are at least twenty-eight types of ducks living in North America, not included in these waterbirds, the eiders, loons, mergansers, smews, scoters and teals. Among these different types, the birds can be grouped again into puddle, aka "dabbling" and diving ducks.
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