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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Today the lake is used for boating and angling, and attracts a wide range of water fowl, including tufted ducks.
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The 2016 H5N8 epidemic in the Netherlands started with occurrence of hundreds of dead tufted ducks (Aythya fuligula) around a lake near Monnickendam, in the central part of the country.
Within 8- 10 weeks, Pochards, Common Teals, Tufted Ducks, Gadwalls, Garganeys and the Greylag and Bar- headed Geese will also have checked- in into Delhi.
It is home to mallards, coots, Muscovy and tufted ducks, moorhens, as well as greylags and Canada geese.
The area is already regionally important for overwintering wildfowl such as pochards, tufted ducks and smews.
The RSPB says that Scaup are diving ducks with a resemblance to tufted ducks.
They are also fantastic habitats for wildlife and during the trips we saw herons, great crested grebes and tufted ducks on the lake and heard wrens, woodpeckers, great tits, robins and blackbirds in the woods.