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Aythya (diving ducks)

Wikipedia Abstract

Aythya is a genus of diving ducks. It has twelve described species. The name Aythya comes from the Ancient Greek word aithuia, which may have referred to a sea-dwelling duck or an auklet.Aythya shihuibas was described from the Late Miocene of China.
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Aythya affinis (Lesser Scaup) (Attributes)
Aythya americana (Redhead) (Attributes)
Aythya australis (Hardhead) (Attributes)
Aythya baeri (Baer's Pochard) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Aythya collaris (Ring-necked Duck) (Attributes)
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard) (Attributes)
Aythya fuligula (Tufted Duck) (Attributes)
Aythya innotata (Madagascar Pochard) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Aythya marila (Greater Scaup) (Attributes)
Aythya novaeseelandiae (New Zealand Scaup) (Attributes)
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck) (Attributes)
Aythya valisineria (Canvasback) (Attributes)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Roosevelt Park Zoo
Toledo Zoological Gardens


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