Long-tailed Duck

Species: Harelda hyemalis

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The Long-tailed Duck is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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The Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) is a medium-sized sea duck. It is the only living member of its genus, Clangula; this was formerly used for the goldeneyes, with the Long-tailed Duck being placed in Harelda. An undescribed congener is known from the Middle Miocene Sajóvölgyi Formation (Late Badenian, 13-12 mya) of Mátraszõlõs, Hungary (Gál et al. 1998-99). More

The Long-tailed Duck has a large range, estimated globally at 100,000 to 1,000,000 square kilometers. Native to North America, Europe, and Asia, this bird prefers grassland, wetland, and marine ecosystems. The global population of this bird is estimated at 7,200,000 to 7,800,000 individuals and does not show signs of decline that would necessitate inclusion on the IUCN Red List. For this reason, the current evaluation status of the Long-tailed Duck is Least Concern. More

Long-tailed Duck (Oldsquaw) blue dot Sea Duck Information Series blue dot Identification and Basic Life History blue dot Range Map blue dot Species Status Summaries (pdf) blue dot Why was the Oldsquaw re-named Long-tailed Duck? (pdf) blue dot More Photos Jan's Ornamental Waterfowl Pages blue dot Related Web sites Post-nesting ecology of sea ducks in Alaska (various reports) Vocalizations Adenovirus in Long-tailed Ducks An on-line audio-visual library Long-tailed More

Formerly known as Oldsquaw, the Long-tailed Duck breeds in the Arctic and winters along both coasts of North America. It is distinctive among ducks in plumage, molt sequences, foraging behavior, and vocalizations. More

Long-tailed DuckDistribution / Range: Their breeding habitat is in tundra pools and marshes, but also along sea coasts and in large mountain lakes in the North Atlantic region, Alaska, northern Canada, northern Europe and Russia. The nest is located on the ground near water; it is built using vegetation and lined with down. More

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Oldsquaw, the Long-tailed Duck is a distinctive sea duck with a short bill and heavy body. The short, pointed, all-dark wings of the Long-tailed Duck are evident in all sexes and plumages. In breeding plumage, the male has a long, black tail-plume, a white rump and belly, and black breast. The head and back are black, with brown shoulders and a white patch around the eye. More

Long-tailed Ducks are seen virtually every winter around the Great Salt Lake, but in very small numbers-usually fewer than ten. This was the only second time I had seen one, and despite her being a good distance out on the water, my first opportunity for a photo. To take full advantage of Flickr, you should use a JavaScript-enabled browser and install the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player. More

Maybe you're right - the Long-tailed Ducks I saw at Barnegat were kind of far off. Posted 15 months ago. ( permalink ) view profile rickpawl Pro User says: Beautiful and amazing, especially Large, Marty. I love their tuxedos. Say, Bird Man from Borneo, could you please identify the hawk that was in my tree today? : ) Posted 15 months ago. More

In winter Long-tailed Duck drakes have a white head, neck and upper breast with a gray cheek patch and a large black patch below the cheek. The drake's body is white and black. During the breeding season the drake's head is black and the hen has a brown head and body with a white patch around the eye and white under the tail. In all plumages Long-tailed ducks have dark wings and the drakes have long central tail feathers. More

The deepest diving duck, the Long-tailed Duck, is found wintering in Long Island waters. A beautiful duck, Long-tails have three molts per year, more than any other species of duck. They are sea ducks with a short bill and a short neck. The males from October to March have a plumage that is white on the lower half of the body and black on the top and the dark bill has a pink band around it. More

Long-tailed Duck - January 11, 2009, Grayson Co., Hagerman NWR Photo by Matt White This female Long-tailed Duck was photographed at Southside Waste Water Treatment Plant in Dallas County on November 22. 2000. This species was once considered quite rare in North Central Texas. Each year since the winter of 1997-98 multiple sightings of Long-tailed Ducks have been discovered throughout the region. It is still too early to say if this is a long-term trend or not. More

Long-tailed Duck - Clangula hyemalis = long tailed duck series details Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Genus: Clangula Description long tailed duckThe long-tailed duck is a medium-sized diving sea duck. It is 15-22 inches in length with a wingspan of around 30 inches. More

long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis) in the Chesapeake Bay area and the Atlantic Coast. By improving our knowledge about the ecology of this species, we will have a better understanding about the management needs for this species. Breeding population surveys conducted in Alaska suggest a declining population. We have no good information on the population status for the sub-population that winter along the Atlantic Coast and in the Great Lakes. More

Long-tailed Duck - Clangula hyemalis = bogabirder 217 vidéos S'abonnerModifier l'abonnement Chargement… 523 vues 523 vues bogabirder — 16 décembre 2006 — Three winter plumaged Long-tailed Ducks with Coots at Tihany, Lake Balaton, Hungary. The Long-tailed Ducks are s... bogabirder — 16 décembre 2006 — Three winter plumaged Long-tailed Ducks with Coots at Tihany, Lake Balaton, Hungary. The Long-tailed Ducks are scarce winter visitors in Hungary. More

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Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Clangula
Species : hyemalis
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)