Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

Scaled collection of drawings of Harlequin Duck in various poses with dimensions

The Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) is a small sea duck with a colorful and complex plumage pattern. The head and neck are dark slate blue with a large white crescent marking in front of the eye. A black crown stripe runs over the top of the head, and a black-bordered white collar distinguishes the head from the breast. The body is mostly a lighter slate blue color with chestnut sides. Adult female Harlequin Ducks are less colorful. They breed in cold and fast moving streams, and they nest in a well-concealed location on the ground near a stream. Their smoothly packed feathers trap ample air which insulate their bodies from cold water.

Group of measured illustrations of the Harlequin Duck in various flying positions

The Harlequin Duck has a wingspan in the range of 22”-26” (56-66 cm) and total weight of 1-1.7 lb (.45-.76 kg). The body of the Harlequin Duck has an overall length between 14”-20” (36-51 cm), body width of 3.1”-4.3” (8-11 cm), and standing height of roughly 8.7”-12.6” (22-32 cm). The typical lifespan of the Harlequin Duck is between 12-20 years.

Details

*Under Development*

Height:
8.7”-12.6” | 22-32 cm
Width:
22”-26” | 56-66 cm (Wingspan)
Depth:
Length:
14”-20” | 36-51 cm
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Weight:
1-1.7 lb | .45-.76 kg
Area:
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Body Width: 3.1”-4.3” | 8-11 cm

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Scientific Name:
Histrionicus histrionicus
Lifespan:
12-20 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Harlequin Duck side view, front, flying (assorted)

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Anseriformes, or waterfowl, are an order of aquatic birds that include ducks, geese, and swan. Since these birds are frequently aquatic, many Anseriformes have webbed feet, are medium to large in size, and are primarily herbivorous, but will forge on occasion for insects, mollusks, or small fish.

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