Female Pochard
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Characteristics
Colouring Liver brown back with paler flanks
Voice Wheezing rise and fall call
Feeds on Seeds, shoots and roots
Flight Fast and direct
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Flocks
Female Pochard
Female Pochard
Also Known As ..
Common Pochard
Page Last Updated 17/07/2017 20:08:00
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Aythya ferina
Category Wildfowl
StdName Pochard
Vital Statistics
Length 42 to 49 cms
Weight 700 to 1000 gms
Wingspan 72 to 82 cms
Lifespan 8 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
CHNDENESYFRYGBYIEN
Region NANNorth America
CANUSN
Country USNUnited States
AZNCANFLNIANKSNMANMINMNNMONOKN
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Pochard (Species=Aythya ferina / Standard Name=Pochard)