Scaups Species

Scaups may refer to one of three species of diving duck:

New Zealand Scaup (Aythya novaeseelandiae) or Black Teal

Relevant Resources

Male Greater Scaup
Female Greater Scaup
Male Lesser Scaup

Diet / Feeding:

Scaups mainly eat mollusks and aquatic plants, obtained by diving and swimmming underwater.

Ducks generally feed on larvae and pupae usually found under rocks, aquatic animals, plant material, seeds, small fish, snails and crabs.

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