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Torrent Duck

Dutch: Bergbeekeend
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Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Merganetta
Species: Merganetta armata

Images

10 mm
Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata) skull, side view
Torrent Duck skull
Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata) skull, top view
Torrent Duck skull, top view
Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata) skull, bottom view
Torrent Duck skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)


Information:
Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Length: 70 mm
Length cranium: 40 mm
Width (cranium): 22 mm
Height (cranium): 20 mm
Length bill: 30 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 2.33

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