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Alternate name
Aythya americana Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
37 cm                 84 cm wingspan              Length
Wetlands, lakes bogs etc 1,000 - 2,300 m Habitat
Aquatic plants, molluscs,  insects, small fish. Food  
Dabbles and divrs for food.    Habits
471 World Number

Least Concern                        

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wpe25.jpg (4363 bytes) Embedded file Redhead Call (Aythya americana)
Allen T. Chartier XC11497
26-02-2007, United States

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