Greater Scaup

Aythya marila

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

GRSC

Code 6

AYTMAR

ITIS

HEAD

Greater Scaup Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Yellow
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black with green gloss.
  • Forehead Color: Black with green gloss.
  • Nape Color: Black with green gloss
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Greater Scaup Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 44 cm (17.5 in)
  • Weight: 1371 g (48.39 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black, Gray, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Finely barred gray back and flanks.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Greater Scaup Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with strong rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-86 cm (30-34 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Plain
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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