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Red-breasted Merganser

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Mergus serrator Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
52-58 cm          (67-82 cm wingspan)         Length
Breeds near freshwater lakes winters in coastal waters. Habitat
8 - 10 eggs. Incubated in 31- 32 days by female. Clutch  
Fish, crustaceans, insects, amphibians. Food   Diet
     Habits
497 World Number

Least Concern                           

Status

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Drake

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Merganso-de-poupa

Merganso-de-poupa

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Merganso-de-poupa

Female

Embedded file Red-breasted Merganser flushed young in flight
(Mergus serrator)
Niels Krabbe XC25113
30-06-1982, Finland

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Red-breasted Merganser flight call
(Mergus serrator)
Niels Krabbe XC26386
30-06-1982, Finland

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