Male Adult Red-breasted Merganser

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Colouring Grey body with black line, black head, red bill
Voice Quiet, croak or growl
Feeds on Small fish and invertebrae
Flight Fast and direct
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Male Adult Red-breasted Merganser
Male Adult Red-breasted Merganser
Page Last Updated 26/02/2018 15:22:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Mergus serrator
Category Wildfowl
StdName Red-breasted Merganser
Vital Statistics
Length 51 to 62 cms
Weight 850 to 1250 gms
Wingspan 70 to 85 cms
Lifespan 1 to 8 years
Beak Length Long
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 - Male Adult Red-breasted Merganser (Species=Mergus serrator / Standard Name=Red-breasted Merganser)