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Lesser or Greater Scaup? Lakeland, Florida - today

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Old Thursday 8th March 2018, 23:25   #1
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Lesser or Greater Scaup? Lakeland, Florida - today

Lesser or Greater Scaup? Lakeland, Florida - today

Seems to have a round-shaped head, but not sure. What do you think? Thanks! BreannaClick image for larger version

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Old Friday 9th March 2018, 04:14   #2
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I get a Lesser vibe with this. To me it doesn't seem bulky enough for Greater.
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Old Friday 9th March 2018, 18:30   #3
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There is a definite angle between the back of the crown and the back of the head, the highest point of the head is behind the eye, and the back of the head is straight, not rounded - suggest Lesser to me.

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Is agree on Lesser
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Ok, thanks!
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yes, it is a scaup

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