Red-crested pochard

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The Red-crested pochard (Netta rufina) is a large diving duck and its main breeding range is thinly dispersed over Southern Europe to Turkey. Its main range then extends across Central Asia from East of the Black Sea to NW China. In the AWB Region apart from a few isolated breeding sites in Turkey, South Caucasus, Eastern Iran and Southern Iraq , it is mainly a winter visitor with a few areas where birds are found permanently, this also occurs in Palestine, Syria, Egypt and the Maghreb states.

Order:  Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus:  Netta


Species... Netta rufina
Red-crested pochard - Species - ebird.org
Red-crested pochard - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Red-crested pochard - Identify - slim-bridge.co.uk
Red-crested pochard - Database - avibase
Red-crested pochard - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org


Additional Material...
Red-crested pochard - Images - google.com
Red-crested pochard - Video - youtube.com
Red-crested pochard - Datazone - birdlife.org
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