merganser


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Related to merganser: Mergus, hooded merganser, Common Merganser

merganser:

see duckduck,
common name for wild and domestic waterfowl of the family Anatidae, which also includes geese and swans. It is hunted and bred for its meat, eggs, and feathers. Strictly speaking, duck refers to the female and drake to the male.
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merganser

[mər′gan·sər]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of several species of diving water fowl composing a distinct subfamily of Anatidae and characterized by a serrate bill adapted for catching fish.

merganser

any of several typically crested large marine diving ducks of the genus Mergus, having a long slender hooked bill with serrated edges
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China lists Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus as a first-category nationally protected wildlife species and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature regards the Scaly-sided Merganser as an endangered species (IUCN, 2016).
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