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