greater scaup duck
Definition of greater scaup
: a North American diving duck (Aythya marila nearctica) resembling the lesser scaup duck but being slightly larger and having a greenish iridescence on the head of the adult male, breeding in arctic northwestern America, and wintering on both coasts of North America
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