The adult male has a long dark bill with a grey band, a red head and neck, a black breast, red eyes and a grey back. The adult female has a brown head and body and a narrower grey bill band. The triangular head shape is distinctive. Pochards are superficially similar to the closely related North American Redhead and Canvasback.

The Pochard is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) is a medium-sized diving duck. The adult male has a long dark bill with a grey band, a red head and neck, a black breast, red eyes and a grey back. The adult female has a brown head and body and a narrower grey bill band. The triangular head shape is distinctive. Pochards are superficially similar to the closely related North American Redhead and Canvasback. More

Pochard may refer to three species of diving ducks in the genus Aythya: * Common Pochard, Aythya ferina * Baer's Pochard, Aythya baeri * Madagascar Pochard Aythya innotata and to three species in the genus Netta: * Red-crested Pochard, Netta rufina * Rosybill or Rosybill Pochard , Netta peposaca * Southern Pochard, Netta erythrophthalma Disambig gray. More

pochard pronunciation /ˈpoʊ tʃərd, -kərd/ Show Spelled Show IPA –noun,plural-chards, (especially collectively ) -chard.1.an Old World diving duck, Aythya ferina, having a chestnut-red head. 2.any of various related ducks, as the American redhead. Use pochard in a SentenceSee images of pochardSearch pochard on the Web - Origin: 1545–55; orig. uncert. Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2010. More

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Common Pochard: Rare visitor to the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands, very rare in rest of Alaska and one record for southern California. Listen to Call Voice Text "mew-mew", whee-ough", "keyair", "rrrrrrrr", "squak" Interesting Facts * The Common Pochard is a gregarious bird, and forms large flocks in winter, often mixed with other diving ducks, such as the Tufted Duck, which they are known to hybridise with. More

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pochard definition Hear it! = pochard definition po·chard (pō′c̸hərd, -kərd) noun pl. pochards -·chards or pochard -·chard any of various European diving ducks (esp. genus Aythya), as a species (A. ferina) with a blue and black bill Origin: < ? Fr pocher: see poach po·chard (pōˈchərd) noun Any of various diving ducks of the genus Aythya, especially A. More

Pochard (AM–375) was laid down by Savannah Machine and Foundry Co., Savannah, Ga. 10 February 1944; launched 11 June 1944; sponsored by Mrs. Mary E. Kennard; and commissioned 27 November 1944, Lt. Comdr. David D. Long, USNR, in command. After fitting out and shakedown, she departed Norfolk for the Canal Zone 19 February 1945 escorting Shellback. She then proceeded to San Francisco and San Diego, and sailed for Pearl Harbor; Eniwetok, Marshall Islands; and Guam; arriving Okinawa 28 June. More

pochard has the unfortunate distinction of being the world’s rarest duck species (6). A medium-sized diving duck, the male is dark chestnut-brown, with reddish-brown flanks which grade into a whitish belly. The undertail-coverts are white, and the wings bear a white bar that extends for the length of the wing. The beak, legs and feet are greyish, and there is a conspicuous white iris. More

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Pochard - Dictionary Definition and Overview = Pochard : (noun) 1: heavy-bodied Old World diving duck having a gray-and-black body and reddish head Based on WordNet 2.0 - Pochard : \Po"chard\, n. (Zol.) See Poachard. Based on Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary - Poachard \Poach"ard\, n. (Zol. More

The Madagascar Pochard (Aythya innotata) is an extremely rare diving duck of the genus Aythya, previously thought extinct. Prior to a rediscovery in 2006, the last confirmed sighting of the species was at Lake Alaotra on the Central Plateau of Madagascar in 1991. The single male then encountered was captured and kept in the Antananarivo Botanical Gardens until its death one year later. More

png Pochard on Wikipedia.Wikipedia - French - Etymology From poche +‎ -ard. Pronunciation * IPA: /pɔʃaʁ/ Noun pochard m. (plural pochards) 1. (colloquial) drunk, drunkard Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary. More

Pochards are round-bodied, big-headed, rather silent birds of deep water; they dive well, with closed wings, to feed chiefly on aquatic plants. All lack a metallic wing mark, but most species show some white in the wings. Drakes commonly are black or gray with red heads, hens are plain brown. The nest is either a scraped hollow or a mound of reeds, and the hen lays 7–17 buff or dark greenish eggs. More

vues paulcking — 26 mai 2008 — A Red-crested Pochard spends time on a Yorkshire lake. paulcking — 26 mai 2008 — A Red-crested Pochard spends time on a Yorkshire lake.Catégorie : Animaux Tags :Pochard Wildlife Bird Chargement… J'aime Enregistrer dans Partager E-mail Skyrock Facebook Twitter MySpace Live Spaces Blogger orkut Buzz reddit Digg Chargement… Connectez-vous ou inscrivez-vous dès maintenant ! Publier un commentaire * kingkhan911 il y a 10 mois Beautiful bird. More

The RSPBFlock of pochard in flightView looking over gravel pit, RSPB Dungeness reserveMale pochard in flight * A * B * C * D * E * F * G * H * I * J * K More

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Pochard usually feed by diving or dabbling - and often at night. They will upend for food as well as the more characteristic diving. Their staple diet consists of aquatic plants with some molluscs, aquatic insects and small fish. Ducks generally feed on larvae and pupae usually found under rocks, aquatic animals, plant material, seeds, small fish, snails and crabs. Feeding Ducks ... More

Madagascar Pochard, copyright BirdLife InternationalIn 2006 the Madagascar Pochard Aythya innotata - one of the world’s rarest birds - was listed by the IUCN as Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct). Historically confined to the Lake Alaotra basin in Madagascar’s northern central plateau the species had been formerly considered relatively common, but it declined dramatically through the 1940s and 1950s. More

For a pochard, this is an everyday activity and part of the daily routine. In some places, it is possible to get an entire fleet of pochard bobbing on the water’s surface. Pochard are your typical diving duck that vastly prefer water to dry land. Their legs are set further apart and further back on the body compared to dabbling ducks, such as Mallards. This makes them waddle awkwardly on land but able to dive anywhere up to 2.5m with ease. More

Red-crested Pochard - Red-crested Pochard information - Red-crested Pochard facts The Red-crested pochard is the largest of all pochards. Its size is about 57 cm /22 inches/. It has got rather big oval reddish-brown head with the red bill /drakes/ or brownish /hens/. Their neck and abdomen are dark brown, while there is a white area on both sides. The rest of the body is brown. Their legs and feet are dark. Their plumage may vary during the year. More

The Pochard is a duck which can often be seen in the same areas as the Tufted duck but in smaller numbers. The Pochard is shy in its behaviour and prefers to stay a good distance away from the water margins. More

Aspects of the topic "common pochard" are discussed in the following places at Britannica Assorted References * description (in pochard (bird)) The common, or European, pochard (Aythya ferina) breeds along northern reedy lakes; some winter in Egypt, India, and southern China. More

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Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Aythya
Species : ferina
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)