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Scaup (Aythya marila)

Appearance:

Medium sized diving duck. Male with white sides and light grey,finely mottled back. Female mostly brown with prominent white feathering at base of bill (more white than most female Tufted Ducks), and often a pale cheek patch (sometimes missing in winter plumage). Large rounded head with no hint of tuft. Bill grey with much smaller, narrow black nail than Tufted Duck. Wings with similar wing stripe as Tufted. Floats low in water.

Sound:

Male call carries only a few meters: a whistling "po-ho" last syllable slowly descending. Female calls with harsh "harr-harrr-harrr".

Distribution:

IUCN Redlist Map

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

Video IBC

Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

Sound search at Xeno-canto

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Sounds:Recorded by Patrik Åberg,http://www.xeno-canto.org ,CC license



Facts:

Length (cm):
42-51
Wingspan (cm):
72-84
Weight (gram):
700-1300
Size group:
Crow-size
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Duck-like
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