Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Redhead (Aythya americana) - HBW 1, p. 616

French: Fuligule à tête rouge German: Rotkopfente Spanish: Porrón Americano
Other common names: Red-headed Pochard

Taxonomy: Fuligula americana Eyton, 1838, North America.
Closely linked to A. valisineria and A. ferina; in spite of greater superficial similarity to latter, apparently closer to former. Monotypic.

Distribution: Main range in SW Canada and W USA, south to California, New Mexico and Nebraska; also populations in Alaska, Great Lakes region and SE Canada.

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