TUFTED DUCK (FE­MALE/JU­VE­NILE) & SCAUP (FE­MALE/JU­VE­NILE)

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TUFTED DUCK (FE­MALE/JU­VE­NILE)

✔Small ✔At least a hint of tuft or an­gle on back of head ✔Dark brown back, con­trast­ing with flanks, lacks any grey feath­ers ✔Some­times white blaze on face ✔Broad black at tip of small bill

SCAUP (FE­MALE/JU­VE­NILE)

✔Medium (large for an Aythya duck) ✔No hint of tuft or an­gle on back of head ✔Brown back with grey, merg­ing into flank ✔White blaze on face ✔Black on large bill al­most re­stricted to nail

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