Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) - HBW 1, p. 625

French: Harle huppé German: Mittelsäger Spanish: Serreta Mediana

Taxonomy: Mergus Serrator Linnaeus, 1758, Europe.
Greenland population has been assigned separate subspecies, schioleri, but doubtfully valid. Monotypic.

Distribution: Most of N North America, S to Great Lakes; Greenland, Iceland and most of N Eurasia, S to Britain, NE China and N Japan.