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Aythya affinis

Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis

Kuchutu{ hanim saa aa}utakum, aIa}um ilan agach aaguzaza{, hagumataku{ hasinal iga{taatuzas. Taga{tal agudix uku}angis qaxchikdana{ liidakus, iga{tal agudix ilidangis quhmakus uku}azas. Kuchutum ali}igan kamgii chid}aayuna{ liidaza{ aku{ hawan kuchutum ayagaa chumnugim qaxchikdaa aku{, hiiyukaa chid}im angalidigaa angali{taza{ ama hiiyukagan chuqii hakangis quhmaza{. Hawan udam qamdana}ulangis chi}ana}ingis ilan aatuzas.

Qan'gim sangis agacha azas, udang al qanaxs aqadagudix, qanikinga masxal aguun, chugaanul uku}aqadaa}utazas. Hagumatakus igal agudix aa}i{ liidal igaza}ulas, igal agudix ala}um kugan xaadagnaa}ina{ liidahligudix igazas.

Kuchutus udang saahmla}iza}ulas mal saahmlangis angali{tanangis haqatalaka}ning.

 

Lesser Scaup - Aythya affinis

The lesser scaup is a freshwater duck but it is found mostly in salt water. Scaups like to fly in large flocks. When they are on the water, they look dark in color, but once they are in flight, their bottom sides are white in color. The drake has a green head and the hen is brown. Their bill is light blue, and it has a white feather on the base of it. Scaups like living in the lagoons, or small bays where there are small creeks.

The lesser scaups are winter ducks. They migrate here during the fall and when spring comes, they return to where they come from.

I have never seen an egg of a lesser scaup so I don't know the color of it.

Qigu{ - Gavia immer
Common Loon
Qaqa}i{ - Gavia stellata
Red-throated Loon
Aagayuu}i{ - Phalacrocorax pelagicus
Pelagic Cormorant
Ingatu{ - Phalacrocorax urile
Red-faced Cormorant
Qukin}i{ - Olor columbianus
Whistling Swan
Qagmangi{ - Philacte canagica
Emperor Goose
Aa}i{ - Anas platyrhynchos
Mallard
Amtatu{ - Anas acuta
Pintail
Qii{chiida{ - Anas crecca
Green-winged Teal
Kuchutu{ - Aythya affinis
Lesser Scaup
Saaku{ - Somateria spectabilis
King Eider
Kasami{ - Somateria mollissima
Common Eider
Tamgaalu{ - Melanitta deglandi
White-winged Scoter
Qugaangi{ - Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Hanim Kamgituu - Bucephala clangula
Common Goldeneye
Midimit{i{ - Becephala albeola
Bufflehead
Aanglaa}i{ - Clangula hyemalis
Oldsquaw
Kaaxadgi{ - Histrionicus histrionicus
Harlequin Duck
A}laaya{ - Mergus serrator
Red-breasted Merganser
Ti}la{ - Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Bald Eagle
A}diikas - Lagopus mutus
Rock Ptarmigan
Hiigi{ - Haematopus bachmani
Black Oystercatcher
Chulixta{ - Calidris ptilocnemis
Rock Sandpiper
Sluka{ - Larus glaucescens
Glaucous-wing Gull
Tiigilgaada{ - Rissa tridactyla
Black-legged Kittiwake
Ulungt{a{ - Uria aalge
Common Murre
Siihmlu{ - Cepphus columba
Pigeon Guillemot
Qizangi{ - Synthliboramphus antiguus
Ancient Murrelet
Qagida{ - Fratercula corniculata
Horned Puffin
Uxchu{ - Lunta cirrhata
Tufted Puffin
Tutuutu{ - Nyctea scandiaca
Snowy Owl
Qanglaa}i{ - Corvus corax
Common Raven
Maadugaa{ - Plectrophenax nivalis
Snow Bunting
Chaanu{ - Leucosticte tephrocotis
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch
Chiixuyaaka{ - Melospiza melodia
Song Sparrow
Chilu{ - Calcarius lapponicus
Alaska Longspur
Qatxaya{ - Troglodytes troglodytes
Winter Wren

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