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Lesser Scaup

Aythya affinis

Description:

Male identified by blue bill, purplish tint to head and shape of head

Habitat:

Marshy edge to small pond

Notes:

We were walking past when a man let this Scaup out of a box, saying he had found it in his backyard, unable to fly.

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Colorado, USA

Lat: 38.74, Long: -104.71

Spotted on Mar 26, 2013
Submitted on Mar 26, 2013

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