Lesser Scaup

Ducks in Southborough

November 16, 2016

Ring-necked ducks on the Sudbury Reservoir in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Ring-necked ducks on the Sudbury Reservoir in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Ring-necked ducks on the Sudbury Reservoir in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Ring-necked ducks on the Sudbury Reservoir in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Lesser scaup on the Sudbury Reservoir in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Lesser scaup on the Sudbury Reservoir in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed ring-necked ducks and lesser scaup at the Sudbury Reservoir in Southborough.

Ducks on the Sudbury River

February 6, 2010

A tufted duck (middle) and two lesser scaup photographed by Ben Clark
Ben Clark photographed this tufted duck (middle) and two lesser scaup on the Sudbury River in Wayland.

Ducks on the Sudbury River

February 10, 2010

A tufted duck (L) and lesser scaup (R) on the Sudbury River in Wayland by Ron McAdow
Two ring-necked ducks on the Sudbury River in Wayland by Ron McAdow
From left to right, two lesser scaup, a tufted duck, a hooded merganser and two ring-necked ducks on the Sudbury River in Wayland by Ron McAdow
Ron McAdow photographed the following ducks on the Sudbury River, along River Road in Wayland: tufted duck, lesser scaup, ring-necked duck, and hooded merganser.  View the images for their identification.

Tufted Duck and Lesser Scaup in Wayland

February 6, 2010

Tufted Duck (right) and Lesser Scaup (left) by Greg Dysart
Tufted Duck (right) and Lesser Scaup (left) by Greg Dysart
Greg Dysart photographed a lesser scaup (left) and a tufted duck (right) on the Sudbury River in Wayland.  The tufted duck, an occasional visitor along the coasts of North America, is generally a resident of Europe and Asia.  Greg thanks John Hines for reporting the bird to the Massachusetts Birding List.