Common Merganser Mergus merganser Linnaeus, 1758

Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Status: Vagrant to Madeira

Mergus merganser Biometrics

Wingspan: 86 - 102 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Total length: 58 - 72 cm (Beaman & Madge, 2011)
Weight: 1 - 1.6 kg (Hume, 2002)

Status

Madeira local status by Correia-Fagundes et al, 2011: Exceptional
Madeira local status by Romano et al, 2010: Unconfirmed
Conservation status by the IUCN Red List Categories, 2013: Least Concern ver 3.1

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