Definition of Aythya americana
1. Noun. North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head.
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Literary usage of Aythya americana
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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. ..."