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The fulvous whistling-duck (dendrocigna bicolor) is one of the most wide spread waterfowl species and can be found in tropical regions around the world.from the southern United States, the West Indies, and Mexico down to South America, sub Saharan Africa, and on the Indian subcontinent.
The blue winged teals (anas discors) encompass all of North America except for western and northern Alaska, the northern Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, and the northeastern part of Canada. They are rare in the desert southwest and the west coast of the United States. They winter throughout the southern United States down through Central America and into South America as far as Central Chile and Brazil. They fly in flocks from north to south during the winter migration.
Wild muscovy ducks (cairina moschata) are non-migratory birds that are found in coastal and lowland forested wetlands from Texas and Mexico south through Central America and down into South America to upper Argentina. A feral populations exists in Florida. They prefer fresh water but also live in brackish.