Definition of Aythya ferina

1. Noun. Heavy-bodied Old World diving duck having a grey-and-black body and reddish head.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aythya Ferina

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

Literary usage of Aythya ferina

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1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1895)
"Aythya ferina, var. americana, Allen, Bull. Mus. CZ iii. p, 183 "(1871'). Fuligula ferina, var. americana, Coite┬╗, Key, p. 289 (1872) ; id. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1895)
"22. Aythya mania. Very common, especially in severe winters. 23. Aythya cristata. Rare, in severe winters. 24. Aythya ferina. Rare, in severe winters. 25. ..."

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