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Andean Duck Oxyura ferruginea

Described by: Eyton (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Colombian Ruddy-duck, Peruvian Ruddy-duck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


La Conejera, Bogota, Colombia - Jan 17, 2004 © R S Scanlon  Peru - Dec, 2002 © Colin Clark  Lima, Peru - Aug, 2008 © Jean-Michel Fenerole  Puno, Peru - Jun 21, 2008 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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Andes of w. South America;
(1) C. and n. Colombia (Cauca, Boyaca, Purace and Cundinamarca).
(2) S. Colombia (Narino), Ecuador, Peru (Lake Junin), c. and w. Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba at Lake Corami, Santa Cruz near Gutierrez, Oruro at Lake Uru-Uru), w. and s. Argentina (on plains s. of the Rio Negro) and Chile in Andes s. to Aysen and lowlands from Aconcagua s. to n. Tierra del Fuego (Isla Grande).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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