Perching Ducks (Cairininae)

The Perching Ducks (“Cairininae” or “Cairinini”) were named for their common behavior of frequently perching high in trees.



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Diet / Feeding:

Perching Ducks generally feed on larvae and pupae usually found under rocks, aquatic animals, plant material, seeds, small fish, snails and crabs.



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