Oxyura jamaicensis


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Noun1.Oxyura jamaicensis - reddish-brown stiff-tailed duck of North America and northern South AmericaOxyura jamaicensis - reddish-brown stiff-tailed duck of North America and northern South America
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
genus Oxyura, Oxyura - ruddy duck
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dabbling duck) 7 (a) 2 3 -- 2 Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy Duck 29 (a) 3 9 -- 17 #Anatidae sp.
For example, Fulica americana (American Coot), Arias acuta (Northern Pintail), Oxyura jamaicensis (Ruddy Duck), and Chen caerulescens (Snow Goose) all used this modified wetland.
The living species of ruddy duck, Oxyura jamaicensis, has been identified from late Pleistocene deposits at Fossil Lake (Howard 1964) and Lake Manix (Jefferson 1985).