Female Smew

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Colouring Dark grey body, brown cap, white cheeks
Voice Silent in winter
Feeds on Small fish and insect larvae
Flight Fast and low
Nesting Tree
Social Flocks
Female Smew
Female Smew
Page Last Updated 17/04/2018 08:13:00
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Mergellus albellus
Category Wildfowl
StdName Smew
Vital Statistics
Length 36 to 44 cms
Weight 500 to 800 gms
Wingspan 55 to 69 cms
Lifespan 1 to 8 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Smew (Species=Mergellus albellus / Standard Name=Smew)