Female Adult Common Merganser
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Characteristics
Colouring Blue-grey body, dark brown head
Voice Harsh cackling noises
Feeds on Fish
Flight Low, fast and direct
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Female Adult Common Merganser
Female Adult Common Merganser
Also Known As ..
Goosander
Page Last Updated 13/11/2017 15:22:00
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Mergus merganser
Category Wildfowl
StdName Common Merganser
Vital Statistics
Length 57 to 69 cms
Weight 1000 to 1600 gms
Wingspan 82 to 98 cms
Lifespan 1 to 8 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region NAYNorth America
CAYUSY
Country USYUnited States
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Region EUYEurope
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Adult Common Merganser (Species=Mergus merganser / Standard Name=Common Merganser)