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Red-crested Pochard
Netta rufina

One of the most colourful ducks in Europe, these birds can be found on large lakes and coasts. Although they are in the diving ducks group, they act more like dabbling ducks. The males are brightly coloured while the females are brown with grey cheeks.
 

Red-crested Pochard pair

Red-crested Pochard male

Red-crested Pochard male

Red-crested Pochard female

1-2: Canal de la Broye, La Sauge, 28/04/2007.
3-4: Lac de Neuchâtel, 28/04/2007.