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The red-crested pochard (Netta rufina) is a large diving duck. Its breeding habitat is lowland marshes and lakes in southern Europe and Central Asia, wintering in the Indian Subcontinent and Africa. It is somewhat migratory, and northern birds winter further south into north Africa. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The red-crested pochard (Netta rufina) is a medium sized diving duck belonging to the family Anatidae. The red-crested pochard species is distributed in Europe, Asia, Africa and Indian Subcontinent.

The Redhead (Aythya americana) is a medium-sized diving duck.  The adult male has a blue bill, a red head and neck, a black breast, and yellow eyes. The adult female has a brown head and body and a darker bluish bill with a black tip. The breeding habitat is marshes and prairie potholes in western North America.

The Redhead (Aythya americana) is a medium-sized diving duck. The adult male has a blue bill, a red head and neck, a black breast, and yellow eyes. The adult female has a brown head and body and a darker bluish bill with a black tip.

hooded merganser | Hooded Merganser: Cosmo Couture

Hooded Merganser preferred habitat for breeding is swamps & wooded ponds of the northern half of the United States to southern Canada. They prefer to nest in tree cavities near water but will use Wood Duck nesting boxes if available & unoccupied.

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Marmaronetta angustirostris, London Wetland Centre, UK - Diliff.jpg

Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) ©©Maxfear. Breeding on the Taimyr, Gydan and Yamal peninsulas of Russia, a majority of the population of red-breasted geese migrate through Bulgaria, Romania and to the Black Sea for winter. Small numbers winter in Ukraine, or in Greece if it is particularly cold. Until the 1950s, most red-breasted geese wintered in Azerbaijan, but the habitat is no longer suitable…

rhamphotheca: “ The Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) is a small, brightly marked, endangered species of goose found across Eurasia. The Red-breasted Goose often nests close to nests of birds of.

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The Pacific golden plover (Pluvialis fulva) is a medium-sized migratory plover. It breeds in the Arctic tundra from northernmost Asia into western Alaska and winters in south Asia and Australasia

Сибирская гага (Polysticta stelleri)

Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri) - photo by Daniel Bergmann, via Birding Iceland; sometimes seen as a vagrant in Iceland

Hooded Merganser, female (Lophodytes cucullatus) Northern United Stated and Southern Canada

Hooded Merganser, female (Lophodytes cucullatus) Northern United Stated and Southern Canada

The common pochard (Aythya ferina) is a medium-sized diving duck. Pochards are superficially similar to the closely related North American redhead and canvasback. These are gregarious birds, forming large flocks in winter, often mixed with other diving ducks such as the tufted duck, with which they are known to hybridise. These birds feed mainly by diving or dabbling. They eat aquatic plants with some molluscs, aquatic insects and small fish. They often feed at night, and will up-end for…

The complete guide to British birds continues with a look at the various species of diving ducks that inhabit the British Isles. Diving ducks primarily feed by diving beneath the surface, as opposed to the dabbling ducks.

Travel-Weary Redhead - This redhead didn't want to continue north from Missouri so it settled in on a pond near our place

Redhead (Aythya americana): Travel-Weary Redhead - This redhead didn't want to continue north from Missouri so it settled in on a pond near our place

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