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Gadwall

(Mareca [Anas] strepera)
German name(s): "Schnatterente"
Size: 46-56 cm; wing span 78-90 cm
Weight: 0.5-1.0 kg

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Gadwall at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

BREEDING

Lateral view of a male Gadwall in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, October 2018]

FEMALE

Lateral view of a pair of Gadwalls; female on the left, male in breeding plumage on the right; note the orange edges on the female's bill (photo courtesy of M. Thomas)
[Eltville, Hessen, Germany, October 2018]

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