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Lesser scaup (female)

Aythya affinis

Description:

Lesser scaup females have a white band at the base of the bill, often a lighter ear region, and are otherwise dark brown all over, shading to white on the mid-belly.

Habitat:

Their breeding habitat is inland lakes and marsh ponds in tundra from Alaska through western Canada to western Montana.

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Lukas Ferrenburg
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Lukas Ferrenburg

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Dec 31, 2012
Submitted on Dec 31, 2012

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