A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

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.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

Comments

HeidiEaton
Spotted by
HeidiEaton

Colorado, USA

Lat: 38.74, Long: -104.71

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

Related Spottings

Tufted duck Canvasback Lesser scaup Tufted duck

Nearby Spottings

Black squirrel Mississippi Kite Beetle Prairie Dog