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Greater Scaup

Aythya marila


A medium sized duck with a blue/grey bill and yellow eyes. The male has a jet black head, breast and tail with a white body and light grey wings. The female has a black crown but an overall brown body and wings with a white stripe just above the bill.


Freshwater lakes and ponds.

1 species ID suggestions

NickKing a year ago
Greater Scaup
Aythya marila Greater scaup - Wikipedia

Alaska, USA

Lat: 60.53, Long: -149.55

Spotted on May 20, 2017
Submitted on May 21, 2017

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