WoRMS taxon details

Philomachus pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758)

159046  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159046)

accepted
Species
marine
Description Length: male 28-31 cm, female 23-25 cm. Plumage: above dark brown with buffy-white edges to feathers giving scaly appearance;...  
Description Length: male 28-31 cm, female 23-25 cm. Plumage: above dark brown with buffy-white edges to feathers giving scaly appearance; below white with slight mottling on flanks; rump and uppertail coverts dark with light oval patch on each side seen in flight; spring male and breeding female brighter and more distinctively patterned; male with barred erectile ruff. Immature more buff than adult. Bare parts: iris brown; bill stout at base, dark brown tinged orange; feet and legs bright orange or pinkish. Habitat: estuaries and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Distribution North America  
Distribution North America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Philomachus pugnax (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159046 on 2018-04-21
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.  [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: male 28-31 cm, female 23-25 cm. Plumage: above dark brown with buffy-white edges to feathers giving scaly appearance; below white with slight mottling on flanks; rump and uppertail coverts dark with light oval patch on each side seen in flight; spring male and breeding female brighter and more distinctively patterned; male with barred erectile ruff. Immature more buff than adult. Bare parts: iris brown; bill stout at base, dark brown tinged orange; feet and legs bright orange or pinkish. Habitat: estuaries and inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Dimensions Length: male 12" (31 cm), female 10' (25 cm) [details]

Distribution North America [details]

Reproduction Breeds from France and Norway, across Russia, and much of Siberia. Winters from the British Isles, southern Europe, and Central Asia south to southern Africa, southern Asia, and the East Indies. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Bulgarian Бойник  [details]
Danish brushane  [details]
Dutch kemphaan  [details]
English ruff  [details]
French combattant varié  [details]
German Kampfläufer  [details]
Hebrew לוחם  [details]
Italian combattente  [details]
Lithuanian gaidukas  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Μαχητής  [details]
Norwegian brushane  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål brushane  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk brushane  [details]
Polish batalion  [details]
Romanian Bătăuş  [details]
Russian турухтанили петушок (устар.)или курухтанили драчун  [details]
Scottish Gaelic rufachán  [details]
Slovenian togotnik  [details]
Spanish combatiente  [details]
Swedish brushane  [details]
Turkish dövüşken kuşdovusken kus  [details]
Ukrainian Турухтанколоводник-брижачБрижач  [details]
Welsh pibydd torchog  [details]