Garganey

Anas querquedula - Sarcelle d'été

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Anas

  • Species
    :

    querquedula

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 41 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 58 à 69 cm.
  • Weight
    : 300 à 440 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Garganey (Anas querquedula) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sarcelle d'été,
  • Cerceta Carretona,
  • Marreco-europeu,
  • Knäkente,
  • Böjti réce,
  • Zomertaling,
  • Marzaiola eurasiatica,
  • Årta,
  • Knekkand,
  • kačica chrapačka,
  • čírka modrá,
  • Atlingand,
  • heinätavi,
  • Somereend,
  • xarrasclet,
  • Taumönd,
  • cyranka (zwyczajna),
  • prīkšķe,
  • reglja,
  • Чирок-трескунок,
  • Itik jurai,
  • シマアジ,
  • 白眉鸭,
  • เป็ดลาย,
  • 白眉鴨,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Permanent Inland Deltas ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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