White-headed duck

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The White-headed duck – Oxyura leucocephala is a small Eurasian diving duck of Type – waterbird, Family Anatidae and Order Anseriformes. It is a summer breeder to Central Asia, but elsewhere in Europe and the Middle East it is resident or a winter visitor. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to Central and Eastern Turkey, Georgia, Armenia and NW Iran. There are small wintering areas in the S coast of the Caspian Sea, Turkey, Iraq, Cyprus, NW KSA, S Levant, and Tunisia. In addition there are also a few small resident populations in Turkey, Iran and coastal Maghreb states.

Type - waterbird - 
Habitat - large shallow open water ponds, lakes, reservoirs, with densely vegetated margins, 

Order:	Anseriformes
Family:	Anatidae
Genus:	Oxyura

Species -  Oxyura leucocephala
White-headed duck - Species - ebird.org
White-headed duck - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
White-headed duck - Species - animaldiversity.org
White-headed duck - Birds - vogelwarte.ch
White-headed duck - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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White-headed duck - Images - google.com
White-headed duck - Video - youtube.com
White-headed duck - Datazone - birdlife.org

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