Scientific Name: Rhodonessa rufina Common Name: Red-crested Pochard Other Names: Lal chonch, Lal sir
Identifying Features: red bill, water bird, orange head, black body, white & grey wings, red eyes
- They have social behavior and often form groups in winters to share the company of other diving duck species.
- The non-breeding and male red-crested pochards molt and become flightless for a period of 4 weeks between June to August.
This image was clicked by Jeroen Stel – via Flickr.
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