Lesser Scaup

(Aythya affinis)

Status: Migrant. Last recorded on site in 2021

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is expected to be present on site.

Occurs as a common migrant on the larger lakes and ponds. A single male was present on the Sea Of Evanescence from late May through the first half of June in 1994. Individuals can occasionally be seen through the winter months.

Photographer: Gene Oleynik.