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  1. ruddy duck, Oxyura jamaicensis(noun)

    reddish-brown stiff-tailed duck of North America and northern South America

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  1. Ruddy Duck

    The Ruddy Duck is a duck from North America and the Andes Mountains of South America, one of the stiff-tailed ducks. Their breeding habitat is marshy lakes and ponds. They nest in dense marsh vegetation near water. The female builds the nest out of grass, locating it in tall vegetation to hide it from predators. A typical brood contains 5 to 15 ducklings. Pairs form each year. Adult males have a rust-red body, a blue bill, and a white face with a black cap. Adult females have a grey-brown body with a greyish face with a darker bill, cap and a cheek stripe. The southern subspecies ferruginea is occasionally considered a distinct species. It is separable by its all-black face and larger size. The subspecies andina has a varying amount of black coloration on its white face; it may in fact be nothing more than a hybrid population between the North American and the Andean Ruddy Duck. As the Colombian population is becoming scarce, it is necessary to clarify its taxonomic status, because it would be relevant for conservation purposes. They are migratory and winter in coastal bays and unfrozen lakes and ponds. These birds dive and swim underwater. They mainly eat seeds and roots of aquatic plants, aquatic insects and crustaceans.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruddy duck in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruddy duck in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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