Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Black-headed Duck (Heteronetta atricapilla) - HBW 1, p. 626

French: Hétéronette à tête noire German: Kuckucksente Spanish: Pato Rinconero

Taxonomy: Anas atricapilla Merrem, 1841, Buenos Aires.
Considered to be a link between dabbling ducks and stifftails. Monotypic.

Distribution: C Chile to Paraguay, S to Buenos Aires Province, Argentina.