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Red-crested pochard - Netta rufina Chiemsee, Germany Anatidae,Animal,Animalia,Anseriformes,Aves,Bird,Chiemsee,Chordata,Europe,Geotagged,Germany,Nature,Netta rufina,Red-crested pochard,Spring,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Fantastic photo . Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you, Ernst! Posted one month ago
  2. Excellent shot, just perfect! Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you, Ferdy! Posted one month ago
  3. Perfect shot, Jivko! Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you, Christine! Posted one month ago
  4. Adorable! Posted one month ago

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The red-crested pochard 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.
The adult male is unmistakable. It has a rounded orange head, red bill and black breast. The flanks are white, the back brown, and the tail black. The female is mainly a pale brown, with a darker back and crown and a whitish face... more

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Aug 31, 2019. Captured May 23, 2019 14:50 in Unnamed Road 83233, Bernau am Chiemsee, Germany.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO500
  • 490mm