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The Origins of moulting Goosanders on the EdenEstuary

Goosander (Mergus merganser) Science Article 1 abstract Moulting Goosanders were counted on the Eden estuary, Fife, UK from 1979 to 1994, and some of these birds were caught and wing-tagged from 1992 to 1994. This paper documents changes in numbers of moulting birds, and their provenance, as determined from subsequent sightings. Goosanders only started to […]

Brazilian Merganser (Mergus octosetaceus)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Mergus octosetaceus | [authority] Vieillot, 1817 | [UK] Brazilian Merganser | [FR] Harle huppard | [DE] Dunkelsager | [ES] Pato Serrucho (Arg), Serreta Brasilena | [NL] Braziliaanse Zaagbek Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Mergus octosetaceus SA e, sc Genus Mergus is the genus of the typical mergansers, […]