Garganey
Anas querquedula

– small duck, slightly larger than Eurasian Teal
– diurnal/nocturnal migrant
– migrates pairwise or in small to medium flocks in messy formation
– often mixed with other dabbling ducks


Garganey Anas querquedula, M AD BREED
BIF0561, 22/05/2010, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze


Garganey Anas querquedula, M AD BREED
BIF0562, 22/05/2010, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze


Garganey Anas querquedula, M AD BREED
BIF0560, 25/05/2017, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze


Garganey Anas querquedula, M F AD BREED
BIF0563, 28/04/2010, Gahlenbeck, Germany, Mathias Putze


Garganey Anas querquedula, M F AD BREED
BIF0564, 28/04/2010, Gahlenbeck, Germany, Mathias Putze


Garganey Anas querquedula, F
BIF0491, 14/02/2015, Khawr Dhurf, Oman, Mathias Putze


Garganey Anas querquedula, M AD BREED
BIF1223, 08/04/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

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Garganey Anas querquedula, M AD NBREED
BIF0492, 14/01/2015, Lake Chamo, Ethiopia, Mathias Putze

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Garganey Anas querquedula
BIF0493, 14/02/2015, Khawr Dhurf, Oman, Mathias Putze


Garganey Anas querquedula, M F AD BREED
BIF1224, 14/03/2012, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Garganey Anas querquedula, M F NBREED
Eurasian Teal Anas c. crecca, probably F (2nd from left)
BIF1225, 21/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Garganey Anas querquedula, M F NBREED
BIF1226, 17/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Garganey Anas querquedula, M F NBREED
Eurasian Teal Anas c. crecca, probably F (e.g. two birds left)
BIF1227, 16/09/2011, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Garganey Anas querquedula
BIF1228, 20/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß


Garganey Anas querquedula
BIF1229, 20/09/2016, Besh Barmag, Azerbaijan, Michael Heiß

voice:
• usually only calls during nocturnal migration
calls in flight not yet sound recorded

comparison species:
Eurasian Wigeon
Eurasian Teal

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