Red-breasted merganser

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The Red-breasted merganser (Mergus serrator) is a large long-bodied diving duck of the sub family Anatinae, it is also one of the sawbills. It has a very extensive North Holarctic breeding range and migrates in the winter to more Temperate coasts. In the AWB Region it winters on coasts of Turkey and the Black Sea, the Eastern coast of Tunisia, The Southern end of the Caspian Sea and the coasts of Iran and Pakistan along the Northern end of the Gulf of Oman.

Order:   Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Anatinae
Genus:  Mergus


Species ...Mergus serrator
Red-breasted merganser - Species - ebird.org
Red-breasted merganser - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Red-breasted merganser - Guide - rspb.org.uk
Red-breasted merganser - Explorer - wildlifetrusts.org
Red-breasted merganser - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.rg



Additional Material...
Red-breasted merganser - Images - google.com
Red-breasted merganser - Video - youtube.com
Red-breasted merganser - Datazone - birdlife.org

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