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Red-crested Pochard

Netta rufina


Is a large diving duck. It has a rounded orange head, red bill and black breast. The flanks are white, the back brown, and the tail black. The female is mainly a pale brown, with a darker back and crown and a whitish face.These are gregarious birds, forming large flocks in winter, often mixed with other diving ducks


Its breeding habitat is lowland marshes and lakes in southern Europe and Central Asia

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Knokke-Heist, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Spotted on Feb 19, 2012
Submitted on Mar 25, 2012

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