Smew (Mergellus albellus)

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Smew fact file

Smew description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderAnseriformes
FamilyAnatidae
GenusMergellus (1)

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Smew status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (April, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Male smew portrait

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