Redhead

Aythya americana - Fuligule à tête rouge

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aythya

  • Species
    :

    americana

Descriptor

Eyton, 1838

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 56 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 78 à 86 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1080 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Redhead (Aythya americana) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Fuligule à tête rouge,
  • Porrón Americano,
  • Zarro-americano,
  • Rotkopfente,
  • amerikai barátréce,
  • Amerikaanse Tafeleend,
  • Moriglione testarossa,
  • Amerikansk brunand,
  • Kobberhodeand,
  • chochlačka žltooká,
  • polák americký,
  • Amerikansk Taffeland,
  • amerikanpunasotka,
  • morell americà,
  • Kollönd,
  • głowienka preriowa,
  • dzeltenacis,
  • rumenooka sivka,
  • Американский красноголовый нырок,
  • アメリカホシハジロ,
  • 美洲潜鸭,
  • 美洲潛鴨,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)

Geographic range

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