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292683579_53ee249236.jpg?v=0 (123764 bytes) Broadbill Alternate name
Aythya affinis Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
38–48 cm               Length
Wetlands Habitat
9-11 Eggs Incubated by the female for 21days. Clutch  
Aquatic vegetation, molluscs, crustaceans, fry, insects. Food   Diet
Dives and dabbles and sifts mud with it's bill. Habits
480 World Number

Least Concern


view photos Photos by Rick Leche all rights reserved

Juv Male

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Lesser Scaup



view photos Photo March 12, 2006 by Rick Leche all rights reserved

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