Merganetta armata (Torrent Duck)

Torrent Duck

Dutch: Bergbeekeend

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

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

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

Length: 70 mm
Length cranium: 40 mm
Width (cranium): 22 mm
Height (cranium): 20 mm
Alternative names: Sturzbachente (German), Merganette des torrents (French), Pato Torrentero (Spanish)