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Synonyms for pochard

heavy-bodied Old World diving duck having a grey-and-black body and reddish head

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Some of the birds visiting the region are the golden duck, pintail, pochard and the common pochard.
acuta 2 28 Common pochard Aythya ferina 2 Tufted duck A.
In this paper, we use capture-recapture data from Common Pochards (Aythya ferina) banded at Engure Marsh, Latvia, to test the hypothesis that annual survival probability declines with age after attainment of maturity.
Our analyses were restricted to known-age female Common Pochards captured and recaptured at permanent sampling areas, and were thus based on birds first ringed as either ducklings (age 0) or yearlings (age 1yr).
We restricted analyses to females, because they are philopatric after attainment of breeding age for ducks, in general (Rohwer and Anderson 1988), and for Common Pochards at Engure Marsh, in particular (Blums et al.
whooper swans, mute swans (Cygnus olor), bar-headed geese (Anser indicus), common pochards (Aythya ferina), and tufted ducks (Aythya fuligula) (30-32).