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Tufted Duck or Greater Scaup?

Observed: 17th February 2013 By: PhotographyGalPhotographyGal’s reputation in BirdsPhotographyGal’s reputation in BirdsPhotographyGal’s reputation in Birds
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Scaup

Drake Scaup have the white flank, but their back is pale grey, not black. They also have a more rounded head with no 'tuft' and their bill only has a small dark nail at the tip.

Ian
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