Definition of Aythya americana

1. Noun. North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head.

Exact synonyms: Redhead
Generic synonyms: Duck
Group relationships: Aythya, Genus Aythya



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aythya Americana

Aylmer
Aymara
Ayn Rand
Aynu
Ayodhya
Ayr
Ayrab
Ayrabs
Ayre
Ayre brush
Ayrshire
Ayrshires
Ayside
Aythya
Aythya affinis
Aythya americana (current term)
Aythya ferina
Aythya marila
Aythya valisineria
Aytos
Ayurveda
Ayurvedic
Ayya Vaikundar
Ayyavazhi
Az Zarqa
Azactam
Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Azadirachta
Azadirachta indica
Azal

Literary usage of Aythya americana

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1900)
"... abounds on the bays and also on inland lakes and ponds. Local name, ' Sprig.' 24. Aythya americana. REDHEAD. — The abundance of these Ducks and A. ..."

2. The Code of Nomenclature and Check-list of North American Birds Adopted by by American Ornithologists' Union (1886)
"Aythya americana BAIRD, BN Am. 1858, 793. [B 591, C 503, R 618, C 723.] HAB. North America, breeding from California and Maine northward. 147. ..."

3. The Wilson Bulletin by Wilson Ornithological Club, Nebraska Ornithologists' Union, Wilson Ornithological Society (1904)
"Aythya americana. Redhead. Not common resident. 29. Aythya vallisneria. Canvas-back. Abundant in winter and tame. 30. Aythya marita. Scaup Duck. ..."

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