The male has a showy plumage all the year round. This species of duck is one of the most common in South America. It is found in large flocks out of the breeding season.
Order: ducks, geese, swans, and relatives; family: ducks, geese and swans
Water bodies in southern South America
10 eggs; incubation 27–29 days
Status according to Red List:Least concern (LC)