Definition of Aythya ferina
1. Noun. Heavy-bodied Old World diving duck having a grey-and-black body and reddish head.
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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. ..."