Argentine Ruddy Duck: here’s the scoop
This species is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.
Argentine Ruddy Duck
Inland bodies of water, favoring freshwater wetlands and small lakes
Aquatic plants, seeds, invertebrates
10 – 12 years
Did you know?
Ruddy duck males have a stunning blue colored bill once they reach sexual maturity and only during the breeding season.
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
Widespread and abundant