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