Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus - Harle couronné

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lophodytes

  • Species
    :

    cucullatus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 50 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 56 à 70 cm.
  • Weight
    : 453 à 879 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Harle couronné,
  • Serreta Capuchona,
  • Merganso-capuchinho,
  • Kappensäger,
  • bóbitás bukó,
  • Kokardezaagbek,
  • Smergo monaco,
  • Kamskrake,
  • Hjelmfiskand,
  • potápač prilbatý,
  • morčák chocholatý,
  • Hjelmskallesluger,
  • harjakoskelo,
  • bec de serra coronat,
  • Kambönd,
  • kapturnik,
  • baltausu gaura, kapuces gaura,
  • kapucasti žagar,
  • Капюшоновый крохаль,
  • オウギアイサ,
  • 棕胁秋沙鸭,
  • 鏡冠秋沙,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

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