Masked Duck

Masked Duck (Nomonyx dominicus) Distribution:

Mexico to South America, and the Caribbean.  Vagrants reproted in  the southernmost United States, along the Mexican border and in Florida.
 

Description

Breeding adult males have a rust-colored body with a black face and mottled wings. Adult females, winter males and juveniles have a barred brownish gray body, with 2 horizontal darkly colored stripes running through the buffy colored face.

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Masked Duck

Masked Duck

Bill Shape
spatulate
Regions
florida
georgia
kentucky
louisiana
maryland
massachusetts
new jersey
north carolina
pennsylvania
tennessee
texas
vermont
wisconsin
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
Color
sheen
brown
Body Shape
duck
Size
medium
Order
ducks, geese and swans - anatidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species