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Lesser Scaup

Scientific Name: Aythya affinis Family: Anatidae Order: Anseriformes
Size: 18 inches Range: Northern Canada in summer. Both coasts in winter Habitat: "Open salt water, ponds, lakes."

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Photo 1 of 2.   Location: Morro Rock.   Date: 2005-01-13

Note the head shape isn't rounded like the Greater Scaup

Photo 2 of 2.   Location: Coyote Hills.   Date: 2005-03-17