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The ferruginous duck, also ferruginous pochard is a medium-sized diving duck from Eurasia. The scientific name is derived from Greek '' aithuia'' an unidentified seabird mentioned by authors including Hesychius and Aristotle, and ''nyrok'', the Russian name for a duck.

Their breeding habitat is marshes and lakes with a metre or more water depth. These ducks breed in southern and eastern Europe and southern and western Asia. They are somewhat migratory, and winter farther south and into.. more

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Uploaded Apr 25, 2019. Captured Mar 6, 2019 06:25 in Agra Rd, Krishna Nagar, Bharatpur, Rajasthan 321001, India.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/11.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO400
  • 500mm