Genus Lophonetta

Crested Duck - The Crested Duck is a species of duck native to South America, the only member of the monotypic genus Lophonetta. It is sometimes included in Anas, but it belongs to a South American clade that diverged early in dabbling duck evolution . There are two subspecies: L. specularioides alticola and L. specularioides specularioides . The Southern Crested Duck is also called the Patagonia Crested Duck and its range is the Falklands, Chile, and Argentina.

Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Lophonetta