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Harlequin Duck

Histrionicus histrionicus ORDER: ANSERIFORMES FAMILY: ANATIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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

Calls

  • Calls
     
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Call is distinctive mouselike squeak. Female makes coarse "ek-ek-ek."

Search the Macaulay Library online archive for more sounds and videos

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