Falkland Steamer Duck

Tachyeres brachypterus - Brassemer des Malouines

Brassemer des Malouines
adult plum. post breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tachyeres

  • Species
    :

    brachypterus

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 74 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 2900 à 4800 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Brassemer des Malouines
♂ adult
Brassemer des Malouines
♀ adult

Falkland Steamer Duck (Tachyeres brachypterus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Brassemer des Malouines,
  • Pato vapor malvinero,
  • pato-vapor-das-malvinas,
  • Falkland-Dampfschiffente,
  • falklandi gőzhajóréce,
  • Falklandbooteend,
  • Anatra vaporiera delle Falkland,
  • falklandsångbåtsand,
  • Falklandsskovleand,
  • parníkovka prostredná,
  • kachyně krátkokřídlá,
  • Duck Falklandkæmpeand,
  • tyrskyviuhtoja,
  • ànec vapor de les Malvines,
  • torpedówka falklandzka,
  • Фолклендская утка-пароход,
  • フナガモ,
  • 短翅船鸭,
  • 短翅船鴨,

Voice song and cries

Brassemer des Malouines
♀ adult

Habitat

Brassemer des Malouines
♀ adult

Marine Neritic : Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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