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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca   - Male underwing
Ferruginous Duck
Photographer : © Padmanav Kundu
Location :Jhajjar, Haryana, India
Date : 26 December 2017
English synonyms:Ferruginous Pochard, White-eyed Pochard, White-eyed Duck, Ferruginous White-eye, White-eye, Common White-eye
Bird Family :Anatini - Typical Ducks
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :This part of the countryside is filled with lots of shallow waterbodies and good amount of green vegetation, low shrubs and forest. The bird was seen along with a female of the species along with some Common Pochards, dabbling and diving into the water.
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