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Brazilian Merganser Mergus octosetaceus



References

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Ribeiro, F.; Lins, L. V.; Gomes, V. M.; Reis, E. S. 2011. Dispersão e maturidade sexual de Mergus octosetaceus Vieillot 1817 na região da Serra da Canastra, Minas Gerais, Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 19(3): 391-397.

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Further resources

IUCN SSC Duck Specialist Group

IUCN SSC Threatened Waterfowl Specialist Group

Detailed species account from the Threatened birds of the Americas: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 1992). Please note, taxonomic treatment and IUCN Red List category may have changed since publication.

Recuento detallado de la especie tomado del libro Aves Amenazadas de las Americas, Libro Rojo de BirdLife International (BirdLife International 1992). Nota: la taxonomoía y la categoría de la Lista Roja de la UICN pudo haber cambiado desde esta publicación.

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Mergus octosetaceus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/10/2021.