Common Pochard

Aythya ferina

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

COMP

Code 6

AYTFER

ITIS

HEAD

Common Pochard Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Red.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Common Pochard Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 42-58 cm (16.5-23 in)
  • Weight: 816 g (28.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Pale Gray
  • Upperparts: Pale gray with fine black barring.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Common Pochard Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 74-89 cm (29-35 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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