Aythya vallisneria
Canvasback Can"vas*back`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A Species of duck ({Aythya vallisneria}), esteemed for the delicacy of its flesh. It visits the United States in autumn; particularly Chesapeake Bay and adjoining waters; -- so named from the markings of the plumage on its back. [1913 Webster]

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