WoRMS taxon details

Anas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758

159169  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159169)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Description Length: 37-41 cm. Plumage: Breeding male vermiculated grey flanks, dark back, mottled brown breast; Head, neck and breast...  
Description Length: 37-41 cm. Plumage: Breeding male vermiculated grey flanks, dark back, mottled brown breast; Head, neck and breast dark chestnut brown with paler mottling on breast and cheeks; bold white eyebrow stripe from above eye to nape; wing blue-grey, primaries darker, speculum green with white trailing edge above. Female and eclipse male brown with wide pale edges to feathers giving mottled appearance; distinctive white eyebrow and white loral patch; speculum green; belly white in all plumages. Immature like female but with spotted belly. Bare parts: iris dark or umber brown, grey in immature; bill black or grey; feet and legs dull olive grey. Habitat: rare on coastal waters of Red Sea, prefers inland water bodies.<388><391><393> [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania; accidental from Eurasia; many records from Maritimes and East Coast as well as inland  
Distribution North America; Oceania; accidental from Eurasia; many records from Maritimes and East Coast as well as inland [details]
WoRMS (2018). Anas querquedula Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159169 on 2018-11-20
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 37-41 cm. Plumage: Breeding male vermiculated grey flanks, dark back, mottled brown breast; Head, neck and breast dark chestnut brown with paler mottling on breast and cheeks; bold white eyebrow stripe from above eye to nape; wing blue-grey, primaries darker, speculum green with white trailing edge above. Female and eclipse male brown with wide pale edges to feathers giving mottled appearance; distinctive white eyebrow and white loral patch; speculum green; belly white in all plumages. Immature like female but with spotted belly. Bare parts: iris dark or umber brown, grey in immature; bill black or grey; feet and legs dull olive grey. Habitat: rare on coastal waters of Red Sea, prefers inland water bodies.<388><391><393> [details]

Dimensions Length: 15 1/2" (39 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania; accidental from Eurasia; many records from Maritimes and East Coast as well as inland [details]

Reproduction Breeds in Europe  [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian marsatorjamarsakja  [details]
Bulgarian Лятно бърне  [details]
Danish atlingand  [details]
Dutch zomertaling  [details]
English garganey  [details]
German Knäkente  [details]
Hebrew קרקיר  [details]
Italian marzaiola  [details]
Japanese シマアジ  [details]
Lithuanian dryžagalvė kryklė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ευρωπαϊκή Σαρσέλα  [details]
Norwegian knekkand  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål knekkand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk knekkand  [details]
Polish cyranka  [details]
Romanian raţa cârâitoareraţă cârâietoare  [details]
Russian чирок-трескунок  [details]
Slovenian reglja  [details]
Spanish cerceta carretona  [details]
Swedish årta  [details]
Turkish çıkrıkçıncikrikcin  [details]
Ukrainian Чирянка великаВелика чирянка  [details]
Welsh hwyaden addfain  [details]