Scaup vs Bluebill - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between scaup and bluebill

is that scaup is any of three species of small diving duck in the genus Aythya while bluebill is the scaup (of genus Aythya.

scaup

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Any of three species of small diving duck in the genus Aythya .
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  • (Scotland) ; a bed or stratum of shellfish.
  • Derived terms

    * greater scaup, Aythya marila * lesser scaup, Aythya affinis * New Zealand scaup, Aythya novaeseelandiae

    See also

    * (wikipedia "scaup") * (Aythya) * (Aythya marila) * (Aythya affinis) * (Aythya novaeseelandiae) * (commonslite)

    Anagrams

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    bluebill

    English

    (wikipedia bluebill) (Aythya)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the scaup (of genus Aythya )
  • Spermophaga , estrildid finches found in tropical Africa.
  • Hyponyms

    * (scaup) greater scaup, lesser scaup

    See also

    * Argentine blue-bill