Spectacled duck


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Spectacled duck (Zoöl) the surf scoter, or surf duck.
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In literature:

To see the two of them side by side watching the ducks in the pond wag their tails was a touching spectacle.
"Septimus" by William J. Locke
You made a spectacle of my yacht, splashing it around like a frightened duck.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day

In news:

On its way to deliver emergency fuel to Nome, Alaska, the Russian tanker Renda will move through an area used by wintering spectacled eiders, a federally threatened sea duck.