Red-crested Pochard

Kingdom: Animalia     Phylum: Chordata     Class: Aves (Birds)     Order: Anseriformes     Family: Anatidae

Red-crested Pochard Red-crested Pochard (Rhodonessa rufina) is a common winter visitor in north and central India, less common in east and south. This bird is found in the wetlands.

Local names: Lalsir   Food: buds, shoots, seeds, of aquatic plants, molluscs, insects, tadpoles, small fish

Size: 55 cm

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