Redhead

Redhead

Summary:

Literature Redhead
[order] Anseriformes | [family]

Redhead determination[order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Aythya americana | [UK] Redhead | [FR] Fuligule à tête rouge | [DE] Rotkopfente | [ES] Porrón Americano | [IT] Moriglione americano | [NL] Roodkopeend


Literature

Title
Survey for Blood Parasites in Redheads (Aythya americana) Wintering at the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana
Author(s): Thomas C. Michot
Abstract: We detected no infections with species of Plasmodium, Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon,
Sarcocystis or Trypanosoma in blood smears, liver and spleen impressions, and muscle tissue from 136 redheads (Aythya americana) collected or captured at the Chandele..[more]..
Source: Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 31(1), 1995, pp. 90-92
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Title
FOOD HABITS OF REDHEADS (AYTHYA AMERICANA) WINTERING IN SEAGRASS BEDS OF COASTAL LOUISIANA AND TEXAS, USA
Author(s): MICHOT, T. C et al
Abstract: Diets of wintering redheads (Aythya americana) have been studied in the past, but none of the
previous studies compared diets of the upper gastrointestinal tract to determine if they differed
due to sex, age, location, year, or time of year…[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 54 (Suppl. 1), pp. 239-250, 2008
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Title
SALT GLAND DEVELOPMENT IN MIGRATORY REDHEADS
(AYTHYA AMERICANA) IN SALINE ENVIRONMENTS ON THE
WINTER RANGE, GULF OF MEXICO, USA

Author(s): WOODIN, M. C
Abstract: Redheads (Aythya americana) migrate annually from their breeding range in the interior of
North America to winter along the coasts of the United States and Mexico. Two of the most
important areas where redheads traditionally concentrate in winter a..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 54 (Suppl. 1), pp. 251-264, 2008
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Title
Wetland Salinity and Salt Gland Size in the Redhead Aythya americana
Author(s): STEPHEN E. CORNELIUS
Abstract: Numerous investigators have shown experimentally that nasal or supraorbital salt glands exist in nonmarine waterfowl and have the ability to enlarge or atrophyi n responset o changesin the salt content of the drinking water (Scothome 1959, Ellis et a..[more]..
Source: Auk, Vol. 99
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Title
Record of a Redhead, Aythya americana, laying eggs in a Northern Harrier, Circus cyaneus, nest
Author(s): Fleskes,J. P
Abstract: Alberta; Anatidae; Aythya americana; Circus; Circus hudsonius; egg; egg description; eggs; laying; nest; nest parasitism; Northern Harrier..[more]..
Source: Canadian Field-Naturalist 106:263-264.
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All of Anatidae

  1. American Wigeon
  2. Anas americana
  1. Bar-headed Goose
  2. Anser indicus
  1. Barnacle Goose
  2. Branta leucopsis
  1. Barrows Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala islandica
  1. Bean Goose
  2. Anser fabalis
  1. Blue-winged Teal
  2. Anas discors
  1. Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla
  1. Canada goose
  2. Branta canadensis
  1. Canvasback
  2. Aythya valisineria
  1. Common Scoter
  2. Melanitta nigra
  1. Egyptian Goose
  2. Alopochen aegyptiacus
  1. Eider
  2. Somateria mollissima
  1. Garganey
  2. Anas querquedula
  1. Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala clangula
  1. Greater Scaup
  2. Aythya marila
  1. Greater White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser albifrons
  1. Greylag Goose
  2. Anser anser
  1. Hooded Merganser
  2. Lophodytes cucullatus
  1. Lesser White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser erythropus
  1. Light-bellied Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla hrota
  1. Mallard
  2. Anas platyrhynchos
  1. Marbled Duck
  2. Marmaronetta angustirostris
  1. Merganser
  2. Mergus merganser
  1. Mute Swan
  2. Cygnus olor
  1. Northern Pintail
  2. Anas acuta
  1. Northern Shoveler
  2. Anas clypeata
  1. Pink-footed Goose
  2. Anser brachyrhynchus
  1. Pochard
  2. Aythya ferina
  1. Redhead
  2. Aythya americana
  1. Ruddy Duck
  2. Oxyura jamaicensis
  1. Shelduck
  2. Tadorna tadorna
  1. Snow Goose
  2. Anser caerulescens
  1. Stellers Eider
  2. Polysticta stelleri
  1. Surf Scoter
  2. Melanitta perspicillata
  1. Teal
  2. Anas crecca
  1. Tufted Duck
  2. Aythya fuligula
  1. Whistling Swan
  2. Cygnus columbianus
  1. White-headed Duck
  2. Oxyura leucocephala
  1. Wigeon
  2. Anas penelope
  1. Wood Duck
  2. Aix sponsa
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