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Torrent Duck

Merganetta armata Gould, 1841

The Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata) is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is the only member of the genus Merganetta. Today it is placed in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae after the "perching duck" assemblage where it was formerly assigned to was dissolved because it turned out to be paraphyletic. Its closest relative may be the Blue Duck of New Zealand. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Merganetta

Scientific:
  Merganetta armata

Citation:
  Gould, 1841

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London(1841) p. 95

Protonym:
  Merganetta armata

Avibase ID:
  C10685103180BD72

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C1068510

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175228

Geographic range:

  • Merganetta armata armata: Andes of Chile and adjacent Argentina south to Tierra del Fuego
  • Merganetta armata colombiana: Andes of Colombia, adjacent nw Venezuela and Ecuador
  • Merganetta armata leucogenis: Andes of central and s Ecuador and Peru
  • Merganetta armata turneri: Andes of s Peru (Cuzco and Arequipa)
  • Merganetta armata garleppi: Andes of Bolivia
  • Merganetta armata berlepschi: Andes of nw Argentina and n Chile
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English:
Torrent Duck
Catalan:
Ànec torrenter
Czech:
kachna bystřinná
Danish:
Skalleslugerand
German:
Sturzbachente
Spanish:
Pato Torrentero
Spanish (Spain):
Pato Torrentero
Finnish:
koskisorsa
French:
Merganette des torrents
Croatian:
patka potočarka
Hungarian:
zuhatagi réce
Icelandic:
Flaumönd
Italian:
Anatra di torrente
Japanese (romaji):
yamagamo
Japanese:
ヤマガモ
Lithuanian:
Andinė antis
Dutch:
Bergbeekeend
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Straumand
Norwegian:
Strømand
Polish:
zbrojówka
Portuguese:
pato-das-torrentes
Russian:
Ручьевая утка
Slovak:
potápačka riavová
Serbian:
Američka patka iz brzaka
Swedish:
forsand
Ukrainian:
Качка андійська
Chinese:
湍鸭
Chinese (Traditional):
湍鴨


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Merganette des torrents ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Merganette des torrents ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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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):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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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:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Merganetta armata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Merganetta armata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Merganetta armata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Torrent Duck ( Merganetta armata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merganetta armata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Merganetta armata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Bengali: ভাগিামনটা , হরাতজ ঴াুঁ঳
Bengali (transliteration): mārgānēṭā, srōtaja hām̐sa
Catalan: Ànec torrenter
Czech: Kachna bystrinná, kachna bystřinná
Chuvash: Анд кăвакалĕ
Danish: Chileskalleslugerand, Skalleslugerand
German: Borstensäger, Chilenische Sturzbachente, Sporenente, Sturtzbachente, Sturzbachente, Wehrente
English: Argentine Torrent-Duck, Chilean Torrent Duck, Chilean Torrent-Duck, Torrent Duck, Torrent Duck (nominate group), Torrent Duck [nominate group], Torrent Duck [nominate]
English, HBW: Torrent Duck
English (IOC): Torrent Duck
English (United States): Torrent Duck
Esperanto: Torentanaso
Spanish: Pato Corta Corrientes, Pato cortacorrientes, Pato cortacorrientes del Norte, Pato de los torrentes, Pato de torrente, Pato de Torrentes, Pato torrentero
Spanish (Argentine): Pato de los torrentes, Pato de torrente
Spanish (Chile): Pato cortacorrientes
Spanish (Colombia): Pato de torrente, Pato de Torrentes
Spanish (Ecuador): Pato Torrentero
Spanish (Spain): Pato Torrentero
Spanish (HBW): Torrent Duck
Spanish (Peru): Pato de los Torrentes
Spanish (Venezuela): Pato de Torrentes
Estonian: andi kosepart
Finnish: Koskisorsa
French: Canard de torrent, Canard des torrents, Merganette des torrents, Merganette des torrents [armata]
Hebrew: ברווז נהרות
Croatian: patka potočarka
Hungarian: zuhatagi réce
Icelandic: Flaumönd
Italian: Anatra corrente, Anatra di torrente, Merganetta armata
Japanese (romaji): yamagamo
Japanese: ヤマガモ
Kazakh: Анд үйрегі
North Karelian: koškišorša
Kirghiz: Анд өрдөгү
Scientific: Merganetta armata, Merganetta armata [armata], Merganetta armata armata
Lithuanian: Andinė antis
Dutch: Bergbeek eend, Bergbeekeend, Riviereend
Norwegian Nynorsk: Straumand
Norwegian: Strømand
Livvi (Olonets Karelian): amerikanhuabalo
Polish: zbrojówka, Zbrojówka chilijska
Portuguese: Pato crestón, Pato-das-torrentes
Portuguese (Portugal): pato-das-torrentes
Russian: Андская ручьевая утка, Андская утка, Андская шпорцевая утка, Ручьевая Утка
Slovak: Kačica riavová, potápacka riavová, potápačka riavová
Serbian: Američka patka iz brzaka, Patka iz brzaka
Swedish: Forsand
Turkish: Çağlayan Ördeği
Ukrainian: Качка андійська
Chinese: 湍鸭
Chinese (Traditional): 湍鴨

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