Blue Duck

Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos - Canard bleu

Canard bleu
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Hymenolaimus

  • Species
    :

    malacorhynchos

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 54 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 680 à 1077 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Canard bleu
adult

Blue Duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Canard bleu,
  • Pato azul,
  • pato-azul,
  • Saumschnabelente,
  • karimáscsőrű réce,
  • Blauwe Eend,
  • Anatra blu,
  • blåand,
  • Kaskadeand,
  • vahia modrá,
  • kachna měkkozobá,
  • Newzealandsk Strømand,
  • vuorisorsa,
  • ànec blau,
  • krzywonos,
  • Синяя утка,
  • アオヤマガモ,
  • 山鸭,
  • 山藍鴨,

Habitat

Canard bleu
adult

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

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 08-03-2016
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