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Definition of ringneck

Ringneck
Ringneck Ring"neck`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small plovers of the genus [AE]gialitis, having a ring around the neck. The ring is black in summer, but becomes brown or gray in winter. The semipalmated plover ([AE]. semipalmata) and the piping plover ([AE]. meloda) are common North American species. Called also ring plover, and ring-necked plover. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The ring-necked duck.
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2. (Zo["o]l.) A scaup duck. See below. Scaup duck (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of northern ducks of the genus Aythya, or Fuligula. The adult males are, in large part, black. The three North American species are: the greater scaup duck (Aythya marila, var. nearctica), called also broadbill, bluebill, blackhead, flock duck, flocking fowl, and raft duck; the lesser scaup duck (A. affinis), called also little bluebill, river broadbill, and shuffler; the tufted, or ring-necked, scaup duck (A. collaris), called also black jack, ringneck, ringbill, ringbill shuffler, etc. See Illust.. of Ring-necked duck, under Ring-necked. The common European scaup, or mussel, duck (A. marila), closely resembles the American variety.

Meaning of ringneck from wikipedia

- Australian ringneck, the broad-tailed parrot species Barnardius zonarius, is a bird native to Australia. Except for extreme tropical and highland areas...
- Ringneck may refer to: Australian ringneck, a parrot native to Australia Barbary dove or Ringneck dove, a domesticated dove species Diadophis punctatus...
- Diadophis punctatus, commonly known as the ring-necked snake or ringneck snake, is a harmless species of colubrid snake found throughout much of the United...
- Both ****es have a distinctive green colour in the wild, and captive bred ringnecks have multiple colour mutations including blue, violet and yellow. Rose-ringed...
- the regal ringneck snake, is a subspecies of ringneck snake endemic to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. The regal ringneck snake is...
- Diadophis punctatus edwardsii, commonly known as the Northern ringneck snake, is a subspecies of Diadophis punctatus. It is endemic to North America. The...
- Hybrid male in Europe, intermediate between Mongolian ringneck and Caucasus group phenotype...
- other definitions, see Ring dove. The Barbary dove, ringed turtle dove, ringneck dove, ring-necked turtle dove, or ring dove (Streptopelia risoria) is a...
- The ringneck blenny (Parablennius pilicornis) is a species of combtooth blenny widespread in coastal waters of Eastern Atlantic from Spain and Portugal...
- Mississippi ringneck snake, is a subspecies of Diadophis punctatus that is indigenous to the United States. Like D. p. punctatus, the Mississippi ringneck snake...
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