Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis

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The Long-tailed Duck or Oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) is a medium-sized sea duck. It is the only living member of its genus, Clangula; this was formerly used for the goldeneyes, with the Long-tailed Duck being placed in Harelda. An undescribed congener is known from the Middle Miocene Sajóvölgyi Formation (Late Badenian, 13–12 Mya) of Mátraszõlõs, Hungary.

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  1. (c) Gavan Watson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/34259482@N00/363866966
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clangula_hyemalis

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