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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Duck, Tufted
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Duck, Tufted (Provincial Rarety)
-Aythya fuligula (Linnaeus)


Similar to Ring-necked Duck but the male Tufted Duck's drooping crest separates it. Females and eclipse males lack the light eye-ring of the Ring-neck and usually show less white at the base of the bill. The wing stripe of the Tufted Duck is white in all plumages.

 


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