Scaly-sided Merganser

Mergus squamatus - Harle de Chine

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Mergus

  • Species
    :

    squamatus

Descriptor

Gould, 1864

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 62 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 86 cm.
  • Weight
    : 870 à 1400 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Harle de Chine
♂ adult plum. breeding
Harle de Chine
♂ adult

Scaly-sided Merganser (Mergus squamatus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Harle de Chine,
  • Serreta china,
  • merganso-de-flancos-escamosos,
  • Schuppensäger,
  • csuklyás bukó,
  • Chinese Zaagbek,
  • Smergo squamato,
  • amurskrake,
  • Skjellfiskand,
  • potápač šupinatý,
  • morčák šupinatý,
  • Amurskallesluger,
  • amurinkoskelo,
  • bec de serra de la Xina,
  • tracz chiński,
  • zvīņotā gaura,
  • Чешуйчатый крохаль,
  • コウライアイサ,
  • 中华秋沙鸭,
  • เป็ดปากยาวข้างลาย,
  • 唐秋沙〔中華秋沙,鱗脇秋沙〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Subtidal Sandy, Estuaries

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Harle de Chine
published: - Updated: 11-08-2005
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