Male Adult Goosander

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Colouring Salmon-pink to white body, green-black head
Voice Harsh cackling noises
Feeds on Fish
Flight Low, fast and direct
Nesting Tree
Social Small Flocks
Male Adult Goosander
Male Adult Goosander
Also Known As ..
Common Merganser
Page Last Updated 5/5/2018 3:25:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Mergus merganser
Category Wildfowl
StdName Common Merganser
Vital Statistics
Length 57 to 69 cms
Weight 1000 to 1600 gms
Wingspan 82 to 98 cms
Lifespan 1 to 8 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Adult Goosander (Species=Mergus merganser / Standard Name=Common Merganser)