scaup duck


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Related to scaup duck: lesser scaup duck, canvasback duck
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Noun1.Scaup duck - diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey billscaup duck - diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
Aythya, genus Aythya - canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
Aythya marila, greater scaup - large scaup of North America having a greenish iridescence on the head of the male
Aythya affinis, lake duck, lesser scaup, lesser scaup duck - common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads
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Three of these Scaup ducks have been seen on a lagoon near Tal y Fan hide at the site off the A55.
Correlations have even been observed in contaminant-exposed species such as polar bear and greater scaup ducks, from geographically remote Arctic regions.