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(Common) Pochard
Aythya ferina

Pochards are members if the Aythya family of diving ducks and can form very large flocks in Winter. The males have red heads and grey bodies with black breasts and rumps, while the females (right) are brown and grey.
 

Male (Common) Pochard

Male (Common) Pochard  Female (Common) Pochard

Male (Common) Pochard  Male (Common) Pochard

1-5: Thun, 15/02/2009.