Red-crested Pochard

Netta rufina

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The male red-crested pochards are the only waterfowl species to dive for food, bring up the vegetation, and then give to their mate, in the form of a ritualized feeding. Breeding occurs in the first year of life.


Feed mainly on musk grass, hornwort, pondweeds, mare’s-tail and milfoi

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