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Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula) discovered by Marcel Roy (#525)

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Observed: March 19, 2011 @ 1:00 PM
Posted on: March 19, 2011 @ 3:48 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
TUFTED DUCK - The adult male is all black except for white flanks and a blue-grey bill. It has an obvious head tuft that gives the species its name. The adult female is brown with paler flanks, and is more easily confused with other diving ducks. In particular, some have white around the bill base which resembles the scaup species, although the white is never as extensive as in those ducks. The Tufted Duck breeds widely throughout temperate and northern Eurasia. It occasionally can be found as a winter visitor along both coasts of the United States and Canada.

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