genus Aythya


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Noun1.genus Aythya - canvasbackgenus Aythya - canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.  
bird genus - a genus of birds
Anatidae, family Anatidae - swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
Aythya valisineria, canvasback, canvasback duck - North American wild duck valued for sport and food
Aythya ferina, pochard - heavy-bodied Old World diving duck having a grey-and-black body and reddish head
Aythya americana, redhead - North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head
bluebill, scaup, scaup duck, broadbill - diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
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We experimentally infected 6 species of ducks: 2 species of diving ducks belonging to the genus Aythya (tufted duck [A.
HPAIV (H5N1) infection caused clinical signs of disease in only tufted ducks and pochards, both of which are diving ducks in the genus Aythya (Table).