Aythya

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Aythya canvasback; redhead; pochard; etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The lesser scaup, or little blue-bill (=Aythya affinis=) has a white speculum also, but the sheen of the head and neck is purple.
"Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast" by Harry Thom Payne
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In news:

Aythya collaris Average length: M 17", F 16.6" Average weight: M 1.6 lbs.
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