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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Merginae.

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Examples

  • Species such as eiders, oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis), common merganser (Mergus merganser), and red-breasted mergansers (M. serrator), are hunted by set seasonal open and closing dates.

    Management and conservation of marine mammals and seabirds in the Arctic

  • Especially marine birds, such as long-tailed ducks [Clangula hyemalis], white-winged scoters [Melanitta fusca], black scoters [Melanitta nigra]; we do not see these anymore.

    Sapmi~ the communities of Purnumukka, Ochejohka, and Nuorgam climate change case study

  • The red-throated diver Gavia stellata, great northern diver Gavia immer, mallard Anas platyrhynchos, long-tailed duck Clangula hyemalis, rednecked phalarope Phalaropus lobatus and the purple sandpiper Calidris maritima are believed to nest in the area, but at present no information is available to confirm this.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

  • Other common wintering species are goldeneye (Bucephala clangula), long-tailed duck (Clangula hyemalis), mute swan (Cygnus olor), whooper swan (C. cygnus), flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus), grey-lag goose (Anser anser), mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos), teals, and diving ducks.

    Caspian lowland desert

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