Lesser Scaup

Family: Anatidae

Size: It measures approximately 38 to 46 cm.

Longevity: The lesser scaup has a longevity that can go up to 18 years.

Habitat: It lives in marshes, lakes, tundra ponds and along the river.

Food: The lesser scaup feeds on insects, crustaceans and molluscs (shells and snails), and also takes the seeds of various aquatic plants.

Did you know that the lesser scaup frequently feeds on snails?