Smew

Mergellus albellus - Harle piette

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Mergellus

  • Species
    :

    albellus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 44 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 55 à 69 cm.
  • Weight
    : 500 à 800 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Smew (Mergellus albellus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Harle piette,
  • Serreta Chica,
  • Merganso-pequeno,
  • Zwergsäger,
  • Kis bukó,
  • Nonnetje,
  • Pesciaiola,
  • Salskrake,
  • Lappfiskand,
  • potápač malý,
  • morčák malý,
  • Skallesluger,
  • uivelo,
  • bec de serra petit,
  • Hvítönd,
  • bielaczek,
  • mazā gaura, duncka,
  • mali žagar,
  • Луток,
  • ミコアイサ,
  • 斑头秋沙鸭,
  • 白秋沙〔斑頭秋沙,小秋沙〕,

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), 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

Illustration

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