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Common Merganser

Mergus merganser Linnaeus, C 1758

The common merganser or goosander (Eurasian) is a large seaduck of rivers and lakes in forested areas of Europe, Asia, and North America. The common merganser eats mainly fish. It nests in holes in trees. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
   Mergus
Scientific:
  Mergus merganser


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, C 1758

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.129

Protonym:
  Mergus Merganser

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727034


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  407E2CA886367DBB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-407E2CA8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/407E2CA8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175185

Geographic range:

  • Mergus merganser merganser: Palearctic region; winters Mediterranean to n India and China
  • Mergus merganser orientalis: Afghanistan to Tibet and s China; winters to India and sw China
  • Mergus merganser americanus: breeds southern and central Alaska east to eastern Canada, and south to northern California, Colorado, and the north central and northeastern United States; winters southern Alaska and Maritime Provinces (Canada) south to north central Mexico
English:
Common Merganser
Catalan:
Bec de serra gros
Czech:
morčák velký
Danish:
Stor Skallesluger
German:
Gänsesäger
Spanish:
Serreta Grande
Spanish (Spain):
Serreta Grande
Finnish:
isokoskelo
French:
Grand Harle
Croatian:
Veliki ronac
Hungarian:
Nagy bukó
Icelandic:
Gulönd
Italian:
Smergo maggiore
Japanese (romaji):
kawaaisa
Japanese:
カワアイサ
Lithuanian:
Didysis dančiasnapis
Dutch:
Grote Zaagbek
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Laksand
Norwegian:
Laksand
Polish:
nurogęś
Portuguese:
Merganso-grande
Russian:
Большой крохаль
Slovak:
potápač veľký
Serbian:
veliki ronac
Swedish:
storskrake
Ukrainian:
Крех великий
Chinese:
普通秋沙鸭
Chinese (Traditional):
川秋沙


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Merganser americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Merganser ( Mergus americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Merganser ( Mergus americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Merganser ( Mergus americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Merganser ( Mergus americanus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
American Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 61st suppl. and addendum):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grand Harle ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grand Harle ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Goosander ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Mergus merganser [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Mergus merganser [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Mergus merganser [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Common Merganser ( Mergus merganser) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mergus merganser [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Mergus merganser [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Altai: таркат
Arabic: بلقشة شائعة
Asturian: Merguyu grande, Pitorru
Azerbaijani: Böyük pazdimdik
Bashkir: балыҡсы өйрәк, беле, ҡушбаш, ҡушбаш өйрәк, ҡушы
Belarusian: Вялiкi савук, Вялікі савук, Савук вялікі
Bulgarian: Голям нирец
Bengali: পাতি মার্গেঞ্জার, ঩াচত ভামগিঞ্জায
Bengali (transliteration): pāti mārgēñjāra
Breton: An heskenneg bras, Beg-heskenn bras, Heskenneg bras
Catalan: Ànnera peixatera grossa, Bec de serra gros
Catalan (Balears): Ànnera peixatera grossa
Valencian: Bec de serra gros
Chipewyan: toth
Montenegrin: veliki ronac, велики ронац
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): велики ронац
Cree: genoshooseesip, ohcihk, oseek
Cree, Plains: genoshooseesip, oseek
Cree (syllabic): ᐅᐦᒋᕽ
Czech: Morcák velký, Morčák velký, morèák velký
Chuvash: пысăк крохаль
Welsh: Hwyaden ddanheddog, Hwyad-ŵydd ddanheddog, Hwyadwydd gyffredin
Danish: Stor skallesluger
German: Gaensesaeger, Gansesager, Gänsesäger
Greek: Λιμνοβουττηκτής, Χηvoπρίστης, Χηνοπρίστης
Greek (Cypriot): Λιμνοβουττηκτής
English: American Merganser, American Sheldrake, Common Large Merganser, Common Merganser, Goosander, Large Merganser, Merganser
English (United Kingdom): Goosander
English, HBW: Goosander
English (IOC): Common Merganser
English (United States): Common Merganser
Esperanto: Granda merĝo
Spanish: Mergo Mayor, Serreta Grande
Spanish (Spain): Serreta Grande
Spanish (HBW): Serreta grande
Spanish (Mexico): Mergo Mayor
Estonian: Jääkoskel
Basque: Bec de serra gros, Zerra handi, Zerra handia
Evenki: otschigal, otschin, откӣ, отын, эндэ, эткӣ, этрин, эттын, эчин, эчэ̄н
Persian: مرگوس بزرگ, مرگوس (اردک ماهی‌خوار) بزرگ, مرگوس بزرگ
Finnish: Isokoskelo
Faroese: Tannont, Tann-ont
French: Bec-scie commun, Grand Bec-scie, Grand Harle, Harle bièvre
Friulian: serulon
Frisian: Grutte Seachbek
Irish: Síolta Mhór, Síotaí mor
Gaelic: Lach Fhiacailleach, Lach fhiachailleach, Sìolta
Galician: Bec de serra gros, Mergo grande
Manx: Laagh 'Eecklagh, Thunnag eeacklagh
Hebrew: מרגון גדול
Croatian: Ronac oraš, Veliki ronac
Hungarian: Nagy bukó
Armenian: [Mets Sghotsaktuts Bud ], Մեծ Սղացակտուց Բադ, Մեծ Սղոցակտուց Բադ
Icelandic: Gulönd
Italian: Smergo maggiore
Japanese (romaji): Kawa aisa, kawaaisa, Kawa-aisa
Japanese: カウァアイサ, カワアイサ
Japanese (Kanji): 川秋沙
Georgian: დიდი ბატასინა, დიდი ბატასინი
Mongolian, Halh: бохио
Khakas: Палыхчы хус, Улуғ сус
Kazakh: Үлкен бейнарық, үлкен бейнеарық үйрек
Kazakh (Transliteration): ülken beynarıq
Korean: 비오리
Korean (Transliteration): biori
Karachay-Balkar: гырын бабуш, гырын баппуш
North Karelian: šuurikoškelo
Cornish: Hos dynsak
Kirghiz: кытай ала, суксур, чоң суксур
Scientific: Merganser americanus, Merganser raii, Mergus americanus, Mergus merganser, Mergus merganser americanus, Mergus merganser merganser
Luxembourgish: Grousse Seeër , Groussen Seeër
Lithuanian: Didysis danciasnapis, Didysis dančiasnapis, Geltonoji antis, Žuvinė antis
Latvian: Garknābja gaura, Lielā gaura, Mellgāle, Melngalve
Macedonian: Голем потопник, голем северен нуркач, Големсеверен нуркач
Mongolian: бохио, Хумхи Бохио, Хумхин Бохио, Хумхин нугас
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠣᠮᠠᠬᠢᠨ ᠪᠣᠬᠢᠶ᠎ᠠ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠡᠩ ᠦᠨ ᠪᠣᠬᠢᠶ᠎ᠠ ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠰᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Бохио нугас, Энгийн бохио нугас
Mongolian (Transliteration): bokhio nugas, eŋgiŋ bokhio nugas, khumkhi bokhio, khumkhiŋ bokhio, khumkhiŋ nug as
Moldavian: Ferestraș mare
Montagnais (Innu-aimun): mishtishuku, mishtshishiku
Maltese: Serra Prima
Nepali: मणितुण्डक
Dutch: Grote Zaagbek
Norwegian Nynorsk: Laksand
Norwegian: Laksand, Stor fiskand
Ojibwa: ᐧᐊᐸᓯᑲ, ᐊᓯ`
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): mehiläshaukku
Polish: nuroges, Nurogęś, nurogęś (tracz nurogęś), Tracz nurogęś
Pinyin: chuān qiūshā, dà jù-zuǐ yāzi, lātā yāzi, pǔtōng qiūshā-yā, qián-shuǐ é, qiūshā-yā, yú zuànzi
Portuguese: merganso grande, Merganso-grande
Portuguese (Portugal): Merganso-grande
Romansh: Marel grond
Rhaeto-Romance: Marel grond
Romanian: Ferestraș mare, Ferestraş mare
Russian: Bolshoy Krokhal, Большой крохаль, Крохаль большой
Yakut: күөл улуна, үрүҥ улун
Scots: Siolta
Northern Sami: Gussagoalsi
Slovak: Potápač veľký
Slovenian: velika žagarica, veliki žagar
Albanian: Zhytësi i madh, Zhytësi i mesëm
Serbian: Goosander Veliki ronac, veliki ronac, Велики ронак, Велики ронац
Swedish: Storskrake
Tajik: иголка» + нӯл «нос», мурғобии сӯзаннӯл § сӯзан «игла
Turkmen: uly jüptün ördek
Turkish: Büyük tarakdiş, Tarakdişli Ördek, Үлкен бейнарық
Tatar: зур чумгалак , зур чумгалак үрдәк
Tuvinian: даргат, Дархат, даъргат, Улуг даргат
Udmurt: тюргетӥсь, тюреги
Ukrainian: Великий крохаль, Крех великий
Uzbek: катта чераг, катта черага
Kalmyk: алг хоңхт, хоңхт алг, хоңхта алг, шоңхр нуһсн
Chinese: [lata yazi], [putong qiusha-ya], 大锯嘴鸭子, 川秋沙, 拉他鸭子, 普通秋沙鴨, 普通秋沙鸭, 潜水鹅, 秋沙鸭, 鱼钻子
Chinese (Traditional): 大鋸嘴鴨子, 川秋沙, 川秋沙〔普通秋沙〕, 拉他鴨子, 普通秋沙鴨, 潛水鵝, 秋沙鴨, 魚鑽子
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 川秋沙, 秋沙鴨
Chinese (Taiwan): 川秋沙, 秋沙鸭

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