Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Garganey Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Spatula querquedula
Family : Anatidae
Order : Anseriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Wetlands
Description : The Garganey is a small duck with a striped head (adult bird length approximately 39 cm, weight 350 g, wing 18.5 cm, bill 3.7 cm, tarsus 2.8 cm, tail 6.5 cm). The breeding male has a big white supercilium on a brown head, female is brownish and has a less prominent pale supercilium,
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Jarek Matusiak(www.xeno-canto.org/Jarek Matusiak), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.