greater scaup


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Related to greater scaup: scaup duck, lesser scaup
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Noun1.greater scaup - large scaup of North America having a greenish iridescence on the head of the malegreater scaup - large scaup of North America having a greenish iridescence on the head of the male
bluebill, scaup, scaup duck, broadbill - diving ducks of North America having a bluish-grey bill
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com> Wood Duck, Mandarin, Green Wing Teal, Blue Wing Teal, Falcated Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Baikal Teal, Garganey Teal, Pintail, RedHead, White Redhead, Silver Redhead, Goldeneyes, Hooded Merganser, Ring Teal, Mallards, Smews, Tufted, Greater Scaup, Ring Neck, Ruddy, Canvasback, Common Merganser, Red Breasted Geese, Emperor Geese.
Waterfowl entries may depict the black brant, common merganser, greater scaup or dusky Canada goose, also shown in their customary surroundings.
The temperature drop and frozen marshes in Upstate New York have given way to one of duck hunting's best days, as this region is known for its large congregation of lesser and greater scaup during the fall migration.
Off-shore, several thousand common scoter were in a huge "raft", which included redthroated diver, great-crested grebes, and a small group of greater scaup.
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Both zebra and quagga mussels have become important food sources for several local species in Ontario, including various crayfishes and fish, as well as waterfowl, such as the lesser scaup, the greater scaup, and the bufflehead.
Waterfowl are also featured including the American widgeon, black ducks, blue-winged teal, cinnamon teal, green-winged teal, gadwall, mallard, pintail, shoveler, wood duck, canvasback, greater scaup, lesser scaup, redhead, Canadian geese, and the snow goose.
Correlations have even been observed in contaminant-exposed species such as polar bear and greater scaup ducks, from geographically remote Arctic regions.
Wildlife benefiting from the project includes numerous duck species, such as Northern Pintail, Mallard, Lesser Scaup, Greater Scaup, Redheads, Canvasback, Ring-necked Duck and the American Wigeon.
The hunter and his dog in their boat may be but a small part of the depiction of two greater scaup winging across a windswept waterway.

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