tufted duck


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tuft·ed duck

 (tŭf′tĭd)
n.
A migratory Eurasian and African duck (Aythya fuligula) having a short plump body and a crest on its head, the male of which has black-and-white plumage.
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tufted duck

n
(Animals) a European lake-dwelling duck, Aythya fuligula, the male of which has a black plumage with white underparts and a long black drooping crest
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tufted duck

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A previous study reported that the sex ratios of the mallard and pochard in Britain decreased gradually from the early stage to the wintering later stage, while other species including the Eurasian wigeon and tufted duck did not exhibit this tendency (Owen and Dix, 1986).
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It's the North American equivalent of our Tufted Duck, with a distinctive peaked head and white bands at the base of its bill and close to the tip.
Sitting Pretty Helen Gillespie sent in this beautiful picture of a Tufted Duck at Perchy Pond in Wishaw
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.
For the tufted duck isolate (t_dk/ NL-Werkendam/16014159-001/2016) PB1, PB2, HA, NP, MP, and NS are closely related to the H5N8 viruses detected in the Netherlands in 2016.
Today, the Green Flag park is an important nature reserve and wildlife haven in the middle of a busy urban setting, with the large wildfowl lake supporting breeding birds such as the mute swan, mallard, moorhen, coot, tufted duck and seasonal migrating birds.
He had his first ride at the Brecon Point-To-Point at Llanfrynach when he was 17 and won on a horse called Tufted Duck.
Or the Tufted Duck which does have a tuft in the male but is at once stunning and puritanical in stark black and white.