WoRMS taxon details

Oxyura Bonaparte, 1831

159099  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159099)

accepted
Genus
brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Males hold tails stiffly erect. Bills of breeding males blue. Swim with head and neck low in water. Good divers; remain...  
Description Males hold tails stiffly erect. Bills of breeding males blue. Swim with head and neck low in water. Good divers; remain submerged for prolonged periods. [details]
WoRMS (2021). Oxyura Bonaparte, 1831. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159099 on 2021-06-17
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2020-06-25 07:35:06Z
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context source (Bermuda) Amos, E. J. R. (1991). A Guide to The Birds of Bermuda. 206 pp [details]   

basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman. (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Males hold tails stiffly erect. Bills of breeding males blue. Swim with head and neck low in water. Good divers; remain submerged for prolonged periods. [details]

Remark Please remove. [details]