pied duck
Skunkhead Skunk"head`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The surf duck. (b) A duck ({Camptolaimus Labradorus}) which formerly inhabited the Atlantic coast of New England. It is now supposed to be extinct. Called also {Labrador duck}, and {pied duck}. [1913 Webster]

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