Male Oldsquaw

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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 Oldsquaw
Male Oldsquaw
Also Known As ..
Long-tailed Duck
Page Last Updated 11/11/2019 8:25:12 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 15.0 to 23.6 ins
Weight 18.4 to 33.6 ozs
Wingspan 28.7 to 31.1 ins
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 EUNEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Oldsquaw (Species=Clangula hyemalis / Standard Name=Long-tailed Duck)