Harlequin Duck

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Harlequin Duck

Histrionicus histrionicus
  • ORDER: Anseriformes
  • FAMILY: Anatidae
Basic Description

A bird of fast-moving water, the Harlequin Duck breeds on fast-flowing streams and winters along rocky coastlines in the crashing surf.

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Other Names
  • Pato Arlequín (Spanish)
  • Arlequin plongeur (French)
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