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Tufted Duck - Aythya fuligula

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA


Agency Status
USFWS: MBTA
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General Description
The Tufted Duck is a rare visitor to North America from northern Eurasia. This species has a few spring records in Montana (Montana Bird Distribution Committee 2012).

For a comprehensive review of the conservation status, habitat use, and ecology of this and other Montana bird species, please see Marks et al. 2016, Birds of Montana.

Species Range
Accidental

Western Hemisphere Range

 


Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 3

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Relative Density

Recency

SUMMER (Feb 16 - Dec 14)
Direct Evidence of Breeding

Indirect Evidence of Breeding

No Evidence of Breeding

WINTER (Dec 15 - Feb 15)
Regularly Observed

Not Regularly Observed


 

(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)



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Tufted Duck — Aythya fuligula.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from