The greater scaup (Aythya marila), just scaup in Europe or, colloquially, "bluebill"
in North America, is a mid-sized diving duck, larger than the closely related ...
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 ...
Learn how to identify Greater Scaup, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls,
and watch videos. The Greater Scaup is found primarily along the seacoast and ...
... of ducks associated with them. The two species of scaup sometimes occur in
the same places, but they tend to keep to themselves rather than mixing freely.
Greater scaup breed on the tundra and in the Boreal Forest zones from Iceland
across northern Scandinavia, northern Russia, northern Siberia and the western
Aythya affinis. The Lesser Scaup drake has a black head with a purplish sheen,
gray bill with a black tip, black breast with white flanks and a black rump.
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 ...
Lesser scaup have one of the most extensive breeding ranges of North American
ducks. Their breeding range extends from the northern United States through ...
Comparison of Greater and Lesser Scaup. Help with a challenging identification
is here! These remarkable pictures by Brian Currie offer a side-by-side ...
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 ...