Two scaup species live in North America: the Greater Scaup prefers salt water and is found in America and Eurasia, while the Lesser Scaup prefers freshwater and is found...
The lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) is a small North American diving duck that
migrates south as far as Central America in winter. It is colloquially known as the
Learn how to identify Lesser Scaup, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls,
and watch videos. Two scaup species live in North America: the Greater Scaup ...
Description: Lesser and greater scaup are often found together. The smaller size
of the lesser scaup is very obvious. Lesser scaup also have a smaller, ...
The rump, tail and undertail coverts are black. These ducks have an extensive North American range, which in summer includes Alaska and all of Canada, as well as northern regions of Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and Colorado. When birding in parks, dogs should be kept ... More »
Overlaps extensively with Greater Scaup, especially in winter, but at that season
the Lesser is far more likely to be found on freshwater lakes and ponds well ...
Images B and C show the typical Lesser Scaup head shape with pointed rear
crown and how head color can vary from purple to green gloss depending on ...
The Lesser Scaup is one of the most abundant diving ducks in the Northwest.
Male Lesser Scaups have white flanks, black rumps and breasts, and lined gray ...
Comparison of Greater and Lesser Scaup. Help with a challenging identification
is here! These remarkable pictures by Brian Currie offer a side-by-side ...
Lesser scaup are medium-sized diving ducks. Males are slightly larger than
females. Males and females have different feather colors throughout most of the