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Greater Scaup discovered by Marcel Roy (#434)

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Sighting Info

Observed: December 7, 2010 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: December 8, 2010 @ 7:12 AM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
The Greater Scaup is found primarily along the seacoast and on large bodies of water. Unlike its look-alike relative the Lesser Scaup, the Greater Scaup is found across Eurasia as well as North America. Adult Description •Medium-sized diving duck. •Rounded head. •Bill bluish with black tip. •Male with black head, chest, and rear end, and gray sides (black on the ends and white in the middle). •Female dull brown, with white patch on face at base of bill.

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