Karl Overman: Birds and More

 
 

I was baffled to find this large duck on multiple occasions on the Ecuador/Peru border in mountainous terrain with little obvious water around beyond a fairly narrow, shallow river.  Reviewing ebird, the Tumbesian region does seem to be a stronghold for this uncommon duck.

 

Comb Duck (Sarkidiornis sylvicola)

Modified December 15, 2018