The White-headed duck Bird is a small stiff-tailed duck some 45 cm long. The male has a white head with black crown, a blue bill, and reddish-grey plumage.
White-headed duck Bird Facts:
Size: 45 cm
Voice: Usually quiet; when displaying, low rattling noises produced
Range: Globally threatened. Rare winter visitor
Habitat: Open water, including reservoirs
Breeding male has large white head with black cap and blue bill; eclipse male has grey bill, black cap larger and not so well defined. Juvenile and female have large, grey bills and stripped pattern on heads. Feeds by repeated diving.
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