Red-breasted merganser

Description
This is an adult female red-breasted mergansar. They are diving ducks that feed on small fish, aquatic insects, crustaceans and frogs. They can swim quite well underwater.
Accession Loan No.
715/1997
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
red-breasted merganser
Simple Name
bird
Full Name
ANATIDAE: Mergus serrator Linnaeus: red-breasted merganser
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Ralston, T C (from the collection of)
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
ANATIDAE
Genus
Mergus
Species
serrator

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