Baikal Teal

Anas formosa - Sarcelle élégante

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anas

  • Species
    :

    formosa

Descriptor

Georgi, 1775

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 65 à 75 cm.
  • Weight
    : 360 à 520 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Baikal Teal (Anas formosa) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sarcelle élégante,
  • Cerceta del Baikal,
  • Marrequinha-formosa,
  • Gluckente,
  • cifra réce,
  • Siberische Taling,
  • Alzavola del Bajkal,
  • Gulkindad kricka,
  • Gulkinnand,
  • kačica pestrá,
  • čírka sibiřská,
  • Sibirisk Krikand,
  • siperiantavi,
  • xarxet del Baikal,
  • Kvakönd,
  • cyraneczka bajkalska,
  • Baikāla krīklis,
  • formoški kreheljc,
  • Клоктун,
  • トモエガモ,
  • 花脸鸭,
  • เป็ดเปียหน้าเหลือง,
  • 巴鴨〔花臉鴨〕,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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