Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Brazilian Merganser

Home          Order

meroct2405b.jpg (37818 bytes) Alternate name
Mergus octosetaceus Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
49-56 cm Length
Rivers, streams and creeks. Habitat
3-6 Eggs inc by fem both parents care for young. Clutch  
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, insects and larvae. Food
Underwater they propels itself with wings & feet.            Habits
496 World Number

Critically Endangered   BirdLife Preventing Extinctions


Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

view photos Photo by  Nov 06 by Charles Hesse all rights reserved

 Embedded file Brazilian Merganser
(Mergus octosetaceus)
Robson Silva e Silva XC18523
14-06-2007, Brazil

wpe25.jpg (4363 bytes)

Brazilian Merganser
(Mergus octosetaceus)
Charles Hesse XC9944
27-11-2006, Brazil

Brazilian Merganser
(Mergus octosetaceus)
Charles Hesse XC9945
27-11-06, Brazil

Brazilian Merganser by Charles Hesse.
Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved
Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)


01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites


01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


Credits Some of the maps, data, are from               Data from Avibase