tufted duck
Ring-necked Ring"-necked`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster]

{Ring-necked duck} (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya collaris}). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a narrow, but conspicuous, red ring encircles the neck. This ring is absent in the female. Called also {ring-neck}, {ring-necked blackhead}, {ringbill}, {tufted duck}, and {black jack}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Tufted duck — Tufted Tuft ed, a. 1. Adorned with a tuft; as, the tufted duck. [1913 Webster] 2. Growing in tufts or clusters; tufty. [1913 Webster] The tufted crowtoe, and pale jessamine. Milton. [1913 Webster] Tufted trees and springing corn. Pope. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tufted Duck — Taxobox name = Tufted Duck status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px image caption = Male/Female regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Aythya species = A. fuligula… …   Wikipedia

  • Tufted Duck — kuoduotoji antis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aythya fuligula angl. Tufted Duck vok. Reiherente …   Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • tufted duck — kuoduotoji antis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aythya fuligula angl. tufted duck vok. Reiherente, f rus. хохлатая чернеть, f pranc. fuligule morillon, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – nardančiosios antys …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • tufted duck — noun or tufted pochard 1. : an Old World duck (Aythya fuligula) having a tufted head but in most characteristics similar to the typical scaup ducks 2. : ring necked duck …   Useful english dictionary

  • tufted duck — an Old World wild duck, Aythya fuligula, having a tufted head and black and white plumage. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • tufted duck — noun A species of duck, Aythya fuligula …   Wiktionary

  • tufted duck — noun a freshwater diving duck with a drooping crest, the male having mainly black and white plumage. [Aythya fuligula.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tufted — Tuft ed, a. 1. Adorned with a tuft; as, the tufted duck. [1913 Webster] 2. Growing in tufts or clusters; tufty. [1913 Webster] The tufted crowtoe, and pale jessamine. Milton. [1913 Webster] Tufted trees and springing corn. Pope. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duck — Widgeon Widg eon, n. [Probably from an old French form of F. vigeon, vingeon, gingeon; of uncertain origin; cf. L. vipio, onis, a kind of small crane.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of fresh water ducks, especially those belonging to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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