White-headed Duck

White-headed Duck


Literature White-Headed Duck
[order] Anseriformes |

White-Headed Duck determination[order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Oxyura leucocephala | [UK] White-Headed Duck | [FR] Érismature à tête blanche | [DE] Weißkopf-Ruderente | [ES] Malvasía Cabeciblanca | [IT] Eirönd | [NL] Witkopeend

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Biziura leucocephala
  2. Oxyura leucocephala EU sw, c


Conservation of the globally threatened white-headed duck,
Oxyura leucocephala, in the face of hybridization with the North
American ruddy duck, Oxyura jamaicensis: results of a control trial

Author(s): Baz Hughes, Iain Henderson, Peter Robertson
Abstract: The North American ruddy duck, introduced into Europe in the 1960s, threatens the globally endangered whiteheaded
duck with extinction through hybridization. A regional control trial, conducted in three areas of Britain, killed over 2,600
birds and..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Sinica 52(Supplement): 576-578, 2006
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International Single Species Action Plan
for the Conservation of the
White-headed Duck

Author(s): Baz Hughes, James Robinson, Andy Green, David Li & Taej Mundkur
Abstract: The White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
It is also listed on Annex I of the European Union Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds (79/409/EEC) (Birds
Directive), on Appendix..[more]..
Source: AEWA Technical Series No. 8,2006
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Multi-annual spatial and numeric dynamics of the white-headed duck Oxyura leucocephala in southern Europe: seasonality, density dependence and climatic variability
Abstract: A statistical model is developed for the globally threatened white-headed duck during its regional expansion throughout Spain from 1980 to 2000; the model estimates the relative intrinsic, climatic and stochastic effects on population fluctuations an..[more]..
Source: Journal of Animal Ecology (2004) 73, 1013 -1023
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All of Anatidae

  1. American Wigeon
  2. Anas americana
  1. Bar-headed Goose
  2. Anser indicus
  1. Barnacle Goose
  2. Branta leucopsis
  1. Barrows Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala islandica
  1. Bean Goose
  2. Anser fabalis
  1. Blue-winged Teal
  2. Anas discors
  1. Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla
  1. Canada goose
  2. Branta canadensis
  1. Canvasback
  2. Aythya valisineria
  1. Common Scoter
  2. Melanitta nigra
  1. Egyptian Goose
  2. Alopochen aegyptiacus
  1. Eider
  2. Somateria mollissima
  1. Garganey
  2. Anas querquedula
  1. Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala clangula
  1. Greater Scaup
  2. Aythya marila
  1. Greater White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser albifrons
  1. Greylag Goose
  2. Anser anser
  1. Hooded Merganser
  2. Lophodytes cucullatus
  1. Lesser White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser erythropus
  1. Light-bellied Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla hrota
  1. Mallard
  2. Anas platyrhynchos
  1. Marbled Duck
  2. Marmaronetta angustirostris
  1. Merganser
  2. Mergus merganser
  1. Mute Swan
  2. Cygnus olor
  1. Northern Pintail
  2. Anas acuta
  1. Northern Shoveler
  2. Anas clypeata
  1. Pink-footed Goose
  2. Anser brachyrhynchus
  1. Pochard
  2. Aythya ferina
  1. Redhead
  2. Aythya americana
  1. Ruddy Duck
  2. Oxyura jamaicensis
  1. Shelduck
  2. Tadorna tadorna
  1. Snow Goose
  2. Anser caerulescens
  1. Stellers Eider
  2. Polysticta stelleri
  1. Surf Scoter
  2. Melanitta perspicillata
  1. Teal
  2. Anas crecca
  1. Tufted Duck
  2. Aythya fuligula
  1. Whistling Swan
  2. Cygnus columbianus
  1. White-headed Duck
  2. Oxyura leucocephala
  1. Wigeon
  2. Anas penelope
  1. Wood Duck
  2. Aix sponsa
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