Oriental Bird Images

Greater Scaup Aythya marila   - Male
Greater Scaup
Photographer : © Avisek Banerjee
Location :Piyali Island, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
Date : 22 November 2017
English synonyms:Scaup, Scaup Duck, Greater Scaup Duck, Bluebill, Broadbill
Bird Family :Anatini - Typical Ducks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :A Greater Scaup, male - on the left, a Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula, female in the middle flanked by a Tufted Duck, male on the extreme right. - AB
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