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DIVING DUCK [1 record]

Record 1 2018-03-14


Subject field(s)
  • Birds

Subfamily Aythyinae - Diving ducks. Ordinarily the birds of this subfamily feed by diving below the water surface. They have flat bills similar to those of surface-feeding ducks, but the hind toe is broadly lobed ...


  • Oiseaux

Les plongeurs, Morillons et Garrots, se distinguent des Canards barboteurs par leurs mœurs, quoiqu'ils fréquentent souvent le même milieu aquatique. [...] ces oiseaux plongent plus agilement que les barboteurs. Les Canards plongeurs vont chercher en eau profonde les plantes aquatiques dont ils se nourrissent [...]


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