Clangula hyemalis

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Noun1.Clangula hyemalis - a common long-tailed sea duck of the northern parts of the United StatesClangula hyemalis - a common long-tailed sea duck of the northern parts of the United States
sea duck - any of various large diving ducks found along the seacoast: eider; scoter; merganser
Clangula, genus Clangula - a genus of ducks
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The shift of these predators to duck eggs and young as alternative prey has, in turn, been hypothesised to result in decreased breeding success of long-tailed duck Clangula hyemalis on the Taimyr Peninsula (Hario et al.
The American Ornithologists' Union has changed the official American name of the duck Clangula hyemalis from "oldsquaw" to the British designation "long-tailed duck" (42d supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union, Check-List of North American Birds, Auk 117 (2000): 847-58).
fuligula 18 Common eider Somateria mollissima 15 Long-tailed duck Clangula hyemalis 1 Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 3 Red-breasted merganser Mergus serrator 4 Total 1,477 3,323 Common name Total No.
rossii (Cassin), Ross's goose I R Clangula hyemalis (Linnacus), N O long-tailed duck Cygnus buccinator Richardson, I R trumpeter swan C.
1466 953 fischeri * Steller's Eider 833 541 Polysticta stelleri * Harlequin Duck 588 382 Histrionicus histrionicus Long-tailed Duck 814 529 Clangula hyemalis * Merganser 1209 786 (unidentified) * Common Merganser 1472 957 Mergus merganser Red-breasted Merganser 946 36% 615 M.