The Tufted duck (Aythya fuligula) is a small diving duck, found predominantly across the Western Temperate and Northern Palearctic Realm, with smaller isolated breeding areas in the Eastern regions. In the AWB Region the wintering grounds are widely dispersed with small areas spread over the Levant, Syria, Cyprus, Turkey and the South Caucasus. Larger areas are found across Northern and South Western Iran and into Southern Iraq. In Africa there are extensive wintering grounds across the Maghreb states, the Nile Valley of Egypt, the Ethiopian Highlands several areas across the Sahel.
Order: Anseriformes Family: Anatidae Genus: Aythya
Species... Aythya fuligula Tufted duck - Species - ebird.org Tufted duck - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Tufted duck - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Tufted duck - Species - slim-bridge.co.uk Tufted duck - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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