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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Anatinae.


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  • Among these are Chauna chavarria, Cairina moschata, Sarkidiornis melanotos, Dendrocygna autumnalis, Dendrocygna bicolor, and important fishes such as Brycon moorei, Ichthyoelephas longirostris, Prochilodus reticulatus, Petenia krausii, and Tarpon atlanticus.

    Sinú Valley dry forests

  • Several bird species native to the region are the screamer Chauna chavarria, the wild muscovy duck Cairina moschata, the comb duck Sarkidiornis melanotos, the tree or whistling ducks Dendrocygna autumnalis, D. viduata and D. bicolor.

    Magdalena-Urabá moist forests

  • Notable bird species include white-winged wood duck Cairina scutulata, Kalij pheasant Lophura leucomelana, Burmese peafowl Polyplectron bicalaratum and green peafowl Pavo muticus (V).

    Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

  • Other species of conservation importance include the critically endangered giant ibis (Pseudibis gigantea) and the endangered white-winged duck (Cairina scutulata).

    Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests

  • The swampy grasslands and forests provide important habitat for many waterbirds, including herons, egrets, bitterns, pond herons, whistling ducks, pygmy geese, lesser adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus), milky stork (Mycteris cinerea), and the rare white-winged duck (Cairina scutulata).

    Sumatran freshwater swamp forests

  • Rare birds noted in the nomination are Sumatran ground cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis (CR), Rueck's blue flycatcher Cyornis ruckii (CR), Storm's stork Ciconia stormi (EN) and white-winged duck Cairina scutulata (EN).

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

  • Many of these are now rare in Thailand, including green peafowl Pavo muticus, red-headed vulture Torgos calvus, Kalij pheasant Lophura leucomelana, Burmese peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum, rufous-necked hornbill Aceros nipalensis and white-winged wooduck Cairina scutulata.

    Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

  • Other avian flagships include the white-winged duck (Cairina scutulata, EN), the endemic white-bellied heron (Ardea insignis, EN), and the Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis, EN).

    Biological diversity in the Himalayas

  • A male Muscovy duck, Cairina moschata, watches a sunset near a private lake in Plano on Monday, June 30, 2008.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Included in this assemblage are the lesser adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus), Storm's stork (Ciconia stormi), white-winged wood duck (Cairina scutulata), and spot-billed pelican (Pelicanus philippensis).

    Indochina mangroves


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