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Lesser Scaup

Animals; Birds

Aythya affinis, the Lesser Scaup (singular and plural), is a small North American diving duck that migrates south as far as Central America in winter.

Greater Scaup

Animals; Birds

The Greater Scaup (Aythya marila), just Scaup in Europe, or colloquially known as "Bluebill", is a small diving duck. It breeds on the ground by lakes and bogs on the tundra and at the northern ...

White-headed Duck

Animals; Birds

The White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala) is a small stiff-tailed duck. This duck breeds in Spain and North Africa, with a larger population in western and central Asia.

King Eider

Animals; Birds

The King Eider (Somateria spectabilis) is a large sea duck, which breeds along northern hemisphere Arctic coasts of northeast Europe, North America and Asia.

Ruddy Duck

Animals; Birds

The Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) is a small stiff-tailed duck. Their breeding habitat is marshy lakes and ponds throughout much of North America, and in South America in the Andes.

Masked Duck

Animals; Birds

The Masked Duck (Nomonyx dominicus) is a tiny stiff-tailed duck ranging through the tropical Americas.


Animals; Birds

The Common Merganser (North American) or Goosander (Eurasian) Mergus merganser is a large duck, of rivers and lakes of forested areas of Europe, northern and central Asia, and North America.

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