Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

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ITIS

HEAD

Hooded Merganser Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Hooked Seabird
  • Eye Color: Yellow
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black and white.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black and white.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Hooded Merganser Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 41-48 cm (16-19 in)
  • Weight: 909 g (32.09 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown, Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black and white.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Hooded Merganser Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid direct flight with fast wing beats., Flies silently and swifty.
  • Wingspan Range: 61-66 cm (24-26 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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