Canvasback

Aythya valisineria - Fuligule à dos blanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aythya

  • Species
    :

    valisineria

Descriptor

Wilson, A, 1814

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 61 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 79 à 89 cm.
  • Weight
    : 860 à 1600 g
Longevity

22 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Fuligule à dos blanc,
  • Porrón Coacoxtle,
  • Zarro-grande,
  • Riesentafelente,
  • rókafejű réce,
  • Grote Tafeleend,
  • Moriglione dorsotelato,
  • Svartnäbbad brunand,
  • Kanvasand,
  • chochlačka veľká,
  • polák dlouhozobý,
  • Stor Taffeland,
  • isopunasotka,
  • morell de dors blanc,
  • Dúkönd,
  • głowienka długodzioba,
  • lielais brūnkaklis,
  • velika sivka,
  • Парусиновый нырок,
  • オオホシハジロ,
  • 帆背潜鸭,
  • 帆背潛鴨,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Illustration

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