Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

LTDU

Code 6

CLAHYE

ITIS

HEAD

Long-tailed Duck Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Yellow-brown
  • Head pattern: Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White to buff.
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Long-tailed Duck Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38-56 cm (15-22 in)
  • Weight: 900 g (31.74 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black, brown, and white.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Long-tailed Duck Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight often with erratic side-to-side turns of body.
  • Wingspan Range: 66-79 cm (26-31 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Unique Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Gray
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