white–eyed duck

noun
variants: less commonly

white–eyed pochard

Definition of white–eyed duck

  1. :  either of two pochards having males with the irises of the eyes white: a :  a widely distributed Old World duck (Aythya nyroca) b :  an Australian duck (Aythya australis) —called also hardhead

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