Definition of Scaup. Meaning of Scaup. Synonyms of Scaup

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Definition of Scaup

Scaup
Scaup Scaup (sk[add]p), n. [See Scalp a bed of oysters or mussels.] 1. A bed or stratum of shellfish; scalp. [Scot.]

Meaning of Scaup from wikipedia

- Scaup is the common name for three species of diving duck: Greater scaup, or just "scaup", Aythya marila Lesser scaup, Aythya affinis New Zealand scaup...
- The greater scaup (Aythya marila), just scaup in Europe or, colloquially, "bluebill" in North America, is a mid-sized diving duck, larger than the closely...
- The lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) is a small North American diving duck that migrates south as far as Central America in winter. It is colloquially known...
- The New Zealand scaup (Aythya novaeseelandiae), also known as the black teal or pāpango in Māori, is a diving duck species of the genus Aythya endemic...
- The diving ducks, commonly called pochards or scaups, are a category of duck which feed by diving beneath the surface of the water. They are part of Anatidae...
- simple "wit-oo". The only ducks which are similar are the greater scaup and lesser scaup, but these species have no tuft and a different call. The tufted...
- cooing, yodels and grunts. For example, the scaupwhich are diving ducks – make a noise like "scaup" (hence their name). Calls may be loud displaying...
- paleosubspecies of an extant species considering its age (see also Greater scaup). The Miocene[verification needed] "Aythya" arvernensis is now placed in...
- Wood**** Waterfowl Black duck Canada goose Canvasback Gadwall Greater scaup Lesser scaup Mallard Northern pintail Redhead Ross's goose Snow goose Wood duck...
- ferruginous duck and baer's pochard) and scaups (New Zealand scaup, ring-necked duck, tufted duck, greater scaup, lesser scaup). The redhead is a pochard, a diving...