Gadwall

Anas strepera - Canard chipeau

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anas

  • Species
    :

    strepera

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 58 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 84 à 95 cm.
  • Weight
    : 550 à 900 g
Longevity

13 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Gadwall (Anas strepera) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Anas strepera strepera (n, c EU, NA)
  • Anas strepera couesi (Tabuaeran Is.. Kiribati.)

Foreign names

  • Canard chipeau,
  • Anade Friso,
  • Frisada,
  • Schnatterente,
  • Kendermagos réce,
  • Krakeend,
  • Canapiglia,
  • Snatterand,
  • Snadderand,
  • kačica chripľavka,
  • kopřivka obecná,
  • Knarand,
  • harmaasorsa,
  • ànec griset,
  • Gargönd,
  • krakwa (zwyczajna),
  • pelēkā pīle,
  • konopnica,
  • Серая утка,
  • オカヨシガモ,
  • 赤膀鸭,
  • เป็ดเทาก้นดำ,
  • 赤膀鴨,

Voice song and cries

Canard chipeau
♂ adult

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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