Male Scaup

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Colouring Pale grey back, black tail and head
Voice Mostly silent, low whistles
Feeds on Invertebrates, grain, plants
Flight Fast and direct
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Male Scaup
Male Scaup
Also Known As ..
Greater Scaup
Page Last Updated 10/27/2019 6:55:02 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Localised
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Aythya marila
Category Wildfowl
StdName Greater Scaup
Vital Statistics
Length 16.5 to 20.1 ins
Weight 28.3 to 46.0 ozs
Wingspan 26.4 to 28.7 ins
Lifespan 10 to 12 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Scaup (Species=Aythya marila / Standard Name=Greater Scaup)