lesser scaup

noun
variants: or lesser scaup duck

Definition of lesser scaup

: a common North American diving duck (Aythya affinis) similar to the greater scaup but smaller and with the black head glossed with purple rather than green

called also lake duck

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“Lesser scaup.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lesser%20scaup. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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