Male Long-tailed Duck
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Characteristics
Colouring Rich brown body, white face and rear flanks
Voice Male loud yodels, female growls
Feeds on Molluscs and crustaceans
Flight Quick but heavy
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Male Long-tailed Duck
Male Long-tailed Duck
Also Known As ..
Oldsquaw
Page Last Updated 10/04/2017 20:31:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Clangula hyemalis
Category Wildfowl
StdName Long-tailed Duck
Vital Statistics
Length 38 to 60 cms
Weight 520 to 950 gms
Wingspan 73 to 79 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Long
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NAYNorth America
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Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Long-tailed Duck (Species=Clangula hyemalis / Standard Name=Long-tailed Duck)