Tufted duck

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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

Additional Material...
Tufted duck - Images - google.com
Tufted duck - Video - youtube.com
Tufted duck - Datazone - birdlife.org

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