Male Garganey
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Colouring Pinkish brown back, blue grey flanks
Voice Short dry rattle
Feeds on Tiny inverebrates, roots and seeds
Flight Quick, twisting and turning
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Male Garganey
Male Garganey
Page Last Updated 08/01/2018 13:02:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Anas querquedula
Category Wildfowl
StdName Garganey
Vital Statistics
Length 37 to 41 cms
Weight 250 to 500 gms
Wingspan 63 to 69 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
Region EUYEurope
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Garganey (Species=Anas querquedula / Standard Name=Garganey)