Maccoa Duck
Oxyura maccoa
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The male maccoa duck (top) was photographed in Arusha NP (11-08). The females (center two photos) were also seen in Arusha NP (1-08). The lower photo was taken at Big Momella Lake in Arusha NP (11-08). This duck has undergone a major decline in East Africa in recent years and is now rarely seen. Note the characteristic raised tails.

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