Mergus


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Related to Mergus: Mergus merganser, Mergus serrator
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Noun1.Mergus - mergansersMergus - mergansers        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Merginae, subfamily Merginae - mergansers and closely related diving birds
fish duck, merganser, sawbill, sheldrake - large crested fish-eating diving duck having a slender hooked bill with serrated edges
goosander, Mergus merganser - common merganser of Europe and North America
American merganser, Mergus merganser americanus - common North American diving duck considered a variety of the European goosander
Mergus serrator, red-breasted merganser - widely distributed merganser of America and Europe
Mergus albellus, smew - smallest merganser and most expert diver; found in northern Eurasia
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Keywords: Population size, Sex ratio, Mergus squamatus, Poyang Lake water system, Scaly-sided merganser.
Fish-eating Mergellus and Mergus species were not considered here due to their different ecology and limited importance for hunting.
The areas surrounding these islands are essential winter habitat for a number of sea duck species such as Common Eider (Somateria mollissima), King Eider (Somateria spectabilis), Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus), Long-tailed Duck (Claugula hyemalis), White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi), and Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus senator; Sowls 1993, 1997).
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.
2 Hydrophilus masculinus Regimbart NOTERIDAE Tropisternus lateralis limbatus (Brulle) Noterinae Tropisternus mergus (Say) Noterini Tropisternus ovalis Castelnau Hydrocanthus debilis Sharp Laccobiini Hydrocanthus paraguayensis Paracymus sp.
Sua Zona de Amortecimento (ZA) ocupa, aproximadamente, 270.000 ha e apresenta, assim como o PNSC, alta diversidade biologica com ocorrencia da especie ameacada de extincao Mergus Octosetaceus.
Dim ond ychydig o hwyaid danheddog (Mergus merganser; goosander) oedd yn symud fel jet skis ar y dwr llonydd, a'r gwyach fawr gopog (Podiceps cristatus; great crested grebe) oedd i'w gweld ar y llyn.
Diving Behavior of Scaly-sided Merganser, Mergus squamatus in Poyang Lake watershed, China
Dendritobilharzia species have been reported from avian hosts including Aix sponsa, Anas creca, Anas discors, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas querquedula, Anas rhynchotis, Anas superciliosa superciliosa, Aythya affinis, Aythya americana, Aythya ferina, Aythya novaeseelandiae, Bucephala albeola, Bucephala clangula, Cygnus olor, Cygnus atratus, Cygnus columbianus, Mergus merganser, Mergus serrator, Nettion crecca and Tadorna variegate from Poland (Sulgostowska, 1972; Khalifa, 1976), New Zealand (Rind, 1989), North America (Ulmer and Vande Vusse, 1970), Brazil (Freitas and Costa, 1972), Czech Republic (Kalarova et al., 1989, 1997), Germany (Palm, 1965); Texas (Canaris et al., 1981), India (Chauhan et al., 1973 and France (Bayssade-Dufour et al., 2006).
Based on these standards, four endangered waterbirds were identified as focal species: Siberian Crane (Grus leucogeranus), Oriental White Stork (Ciconia boyciana), Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus), and Chinese Merganser (Mergus squamatus).
Reit yn ymyl mae lluniau cywrain, gofalus o'r hwyaden frongoch (Mergus serrator; red-breasted merganser), y pibydd coeswyrdd (Tringa nebularia; greenshank) yn cysgodi rhag y gwynt yng nghysgod carreg go fawr ar y traeth a dau bibydd coesgoch a phibydd coesgoch mannog.