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Scientific Name:
Mergellus albellus
Location(s):
Afghanistan, Africa, Alaska, Albania, Asia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Columbia, British Isles, Bulgaria, California, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, IndoChina, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan Read more
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IUCN
The global population is estimated to number > c.130,000 individuals (Wetlands International 2006), while the population in Korea has been estimated at c.50-10,000 wintering individuals (Brazil 2009). ...
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Wikipedia
The Smew (Mergellus albellus) is a species of duck It is somewhat intermediate between the typical mergansers (Mergus) and the goldeneyes (Bucephala), the only member of the genus Mergellus. Sometimes included in Mergus, this genus is distinct (though closely related) and might actually be closer to the goldeneyes.[ 2] The Smew has interbred with the Common Goldeneye (B. clangula).[ 3] ...
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