Tufted Duck

Aythya fuligula - Fuligule morillon

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aythya

  • Species
    :

    fuligula

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 47 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 67 à 73 cm.
  • Weight
    : 550 à 900 g
Longevity

15 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Fuligule morillon,
  • Porrón Moñudo,
  • Negrinha,
  • Reiherente,
  • Kontyos réce,
  • Kuifeend,
  • Moretta eurasiatica,
  • Vigg,
  • Toppand,
  • chochlačka vrkočatá,
  • polák chocholačka,
  • Troldand,
  • tukkasotka,
  • morell de plomall,
  • Skúfönd,
  • czernica,
  • cekulpīle,
  • čopasta črnica,
  • Хохлатая чернеть,
  • Kambangan hitam,
  • キンクロハジロ,
  • 凤头潜鸭,
  • เป็ดเปีย,
  • 鳳頭潛鴨,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Aquaculture Ponds, Excavations (open)

Geographic range

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