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Lesser Scaup

Aythya affinis

Description:

Saw this little guy in the harbor among the Canvasbacks and Mallards.

8 Comments

emmysangk
emmysangk 9 years ago

Thanks, bee.jcbs for the help

emmysangk
emmysangk 9 years ago

Thank you, Bob, you are far too kind.

BobSpader
BobSpader 9 years ago

Very nice Lesser scaup photo. Better for ID than what you see in many of the field guides.

bbprevas
bbprevas 9 years ago

Em, you can also open the spotting on your iPhone app and press a button to have it auto fill from the suggestion.

bee.jacbs
bee.jacbs 9 years ago

Yes Emmy, If you click on your own spotting you will see an "edit this spotting" button, then you can click it and enter the scientific and common names.

emmysangk
emmysangk 9 years ago

Thanks everyone!! Do I have to edit the spotting manually to get the name to change?

CourtneyJaeger
CourtneyJaeger 9 years ago

Haha you beat me Rob!
Crown is also higher on the Lessers, according to the Audubon Birds app

GeoffreyPalmer
GeoffreyPalmer 9 years ago

Either a Lesser or Greater Scaup. Great photo!

emmysangk
Spotted by
emmysangk

Cambridge, Maryland, USA

Spotted on Feb 22, 2012
Submitted on Aug 9, 2012

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