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Ferruginous Duck

(Aythya nyroca)
Alternate name(s): "Ferruginous pochard", "White-eyed Pochard", "Common Pochard", "Common White-eye", "Ferruginous White-eye"
German name(s): "Moorente"

Size: 38-42 cm; wing span 63-67 cm
Weight: 400-690 g

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

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Lateral view of a female Ferruginous Duck (photo courtesy of K. Paunovic)
[Zasavica park, near Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia, July 2007]

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