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Clangula hyemalis  Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
40 - 47cm Length
Breeds Arctic pools, lakes, rivers. Winters at sea. Habitat
6 - 8 eggs incubated for 29 days by female. Clutch  
Molluscs, crustaceans, small fish and invertebrates. Food   Diet
Diving duck Habits
487 World Number

Least concern


Photos by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

Video by  rjn29 all rights reserved

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Embedded file Long-tailed Duck (display)call
(Clangula hyemalis)
Ruud van Beusekom XC26598
07-12-2008, Netherlands

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