genus Aythya

noun
canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
Syn: ↑Aythya
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Aythya — Taxobox name = Aythya image width = 250px image caption = Canvasback ( Aythya valisineria ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Aythya genus authority = Boie, 1822 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Aythya — noun canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc. • Syn: ↑genus Aythya • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aythya marila — Scaup Scaup (sk[add]p), n. [See {Scalp} a bed of oysters or mussels.] 1. A bed or stratum of shellfish; scalp. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A scaup duck. See below. [1913 Webster] {Scaup duck} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aythya americana — noun North American diving duck with a grey and black body and reddish brown head • Syn: ↑redhead • Hypernyms: ↑duck • Member Holonyms: ↑Aythya, ↑genus Aythya …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aythya ferina — noun heavy bodied Old World diving duck having a grey and black body and reddish head • Syn: ↑pochard • Hypernyms: ↑duck • Member Holonyms: ↑Aythya, ↑genus Aythya …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aythya valisineria — noun North American wild duck valued for sport and food • Syn: ↑canvasback, ↑canvasback duck • Hypernyms: ↑duck • Member Holonyms: ↑Aythya, ↑genus Aythya …   Useful english dictionary

  • bird genus — noun a genus of birds • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Protoavis, ↑genus Archaeopteryx, ↑genus Archeopteryx, ↑genus Sinornis, ↑genus Ibero mesornis, ↑gen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diving duck — Diving ducks Greater Scaup, Aythya marila Scientific classification Kingdom: Animali …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds of Bulgaria — The list of Bulgarian birds includes all bird species which have been seen in the country. Birds marked with (W) are species which spend the winter in Bulgaria but do not breed there, birds marked with (V) are vagrant species and birds marked… …   Wikipedia

  • New Zealand Scaup — Male Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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