harlequin duck


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harlequin duck

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(Animals) a northern sea duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, the male of which has a blue and red plumage with black and white markings
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A western grebe plied Chicago and Evanston waters in November, with harlequin duck, red-throated loon and red-necked grebe also making waves.
The birds on display in the cabinet include tufted duck; velvet scoter; Steller's eider; bufflehead; hooded merganser; common pochard; red-crested pochard; Eurasian wigeon; red-breasted merganser; common merganser; American wood duck; smew; ruddy shelduck; common shelduck; surf scoter; northern pintail; brown teal; common eider; harlequin duck, Eurasian teal and garganey.
affinis), Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis), Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus), Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola), Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus), Surf Scoter (Mehnitta perspicillata), White-winged Scoter (M.
2001); White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons', Fields and Scribner, 1997); Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos; Maak et al.,, 2003); Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus; Buchholz et al.,, 1998); Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri; S.
The shores of Long Island are some of the few places in New York where you can regularly see wintering sea ducks, including common eider, harlequin duck (rare), surf scoter, white-winged scoter, black scoter, oldsquaw, bufflehead and common goldeneye.
We have walkers, cyclists, people just seeking tranquility, birdwatchers - often getting up at 4am and coming back for breakfast - and even people coming for one day to see a specific bird such as the harlequin duck." The days are long but the rewards are great.
THE Welsh Harlequin Duck Society (WHDS) was launched at the Royal Welsh Spring Festival on Saturday during the Welsh Federation of Poultry Clubs Spring Show.
a belted kingfisher in Cornwall, a harlequin duck at Wick in northern Scotland, even a sharp tailed sandpiper in Kent.
A RARE multi-coloured harlequin duck from the Arctic made a brief stay on the River Dovey in Wales.
Besides displacing the griz, the proposed mine could cause irreparable harm to fish, as well as to the harlequin duck and dozens of other at-risk species.
A gentle splash on the water's surface punctuates the landing of a harlequin duck on a secluded mountain stream.