Definition of tufted duck in English:

tufted duck

Syllabification: tuft·ed duck

noun

  • A Eurasian freshwater diving duck with a drooping crest, the male having mainly black and white plumage.
    • Aythya fuligula, family Anatidae
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    • More than 70 varieties of birds breed on and around the lake, including the famous ospreys, tufted ducks, goldeneyes, coots, pochards, mallards and widgeons.
    • They include gadwall, tufted ducks, pochard, coot and great crested grebes, as well as large numbers of other species such as wigeon, shoveler teal, mallard, cormorant and mute swans.
    • There are four kinds of tit around here as well as woodpeckers, chaffinches, grey leg geese and tufted ducks.

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