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Common Pochard

Aythya ferina


Male has a chestnut head, black breast and grey back and flanks. A light blue bill. The female is brown with a pale throat.


Found on most lakes or large ponds. It is a summer migrant to northern and eastern Europe, wintering in the south and west.


They are generally more active at night than in the day

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

Lat: 52.93, Long: -1.20

Spotted on Apr 6, 2011
Submitted on Sep 6, 2011


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