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Related to harlequin ducks: Histrionicus histrionicus
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a clown or buffoon (after the Harlequin character in the commedia dell'arte)

variegate with spots or marks

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The team focused their research on harlequin ducks as an example of such a species.
While the DND has conducted surveys to identify concentrations of wildlife, no research has been conducted to explain how black ducks, peregrine falcons and Harlequin ducks or other wildlife may be affected, the review reports.
Among the most significant declines: Loon and scoter populations at oiled sites were 86 percent lower than expected and harlequin ducks 76 percent lower than expected.
Local Welsh Harlequin ducks will also feature while there will be opportunity to sample Tapas Llyn - Spanish tapas with a Welsh twist.
Beluga whales in the eastern Hudson Bay, harlequin ducks, short-eared owls and a unique population of landlocked salmon and over 80 rare plant species are also part of the territory's varied biodiversity.
Only Barrow's golden-eyes and harlequin ducks migrate west to the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.
We report two incidences in which the bills of Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) became entangled with subcutaneously-anchored radio transmitters.
Tim Bouchard of Alaska Wildfowl Adventures offers hunts for harlequin ducks and Barrow's goldeneyes in Valdez, Alaska, from Nov.
Harlequin ducks winter in the churning intertidal zone at the coast, then move inland to breed on turbulent mountain streams that mimic the crashing waters of their coastal environment.