Male Long-tailed Duck

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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
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Page Last Updated 5/1/2018 8:31:00 PM
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
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Long-tailed Duck (Species=Clangula hyemalis / Standard Name=Long-tailed Duck)