Male Common Pochard

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Colouring Pale grey back and flanks, red head
Voice Wheezing rise and fall call
Feeds on Seeds, shoots and roots
Flight Fast and direct
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Flocks
Male Common Pochard
Male Common Pochard
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Page Last Updated 10/31/2019 11:50:01 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Aythya ferina
Category Wildfowl
StdName Pochard
Vital Statistics
Length 16.5 to 19.3 ins
Weight 24.8 to 35.4 ozs
Wingspan 28.3 to 32.3 ins
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
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Common Pochard (Species=Aythya ferina / Standard Name=Pochard)