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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Scaup, Lesser
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Scaup, Lesser
-Aythya affinis (Eyton)


Very similar to Greater Scaup but slightly smaller.

Adult male: Like the Greater Scaup but head with mainly purple gloss. Sides and flanks more heavily vermiculated. White in wings usually does not extend far into primaries.

 


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