Ferruginous Duck
Aythya nyroca

– small duck, smallest diving duck
– considerably smaller than Mallard
– nocturnal migrant, diurnal movements
– migrates in small to medium flocks
– sometimes mixed with other ducks

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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, M AD
BIF0740, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, M AD
BIF0741, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, F AD
BIF0742, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, F AD
BIF0743, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, F AD
BIF0744, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, M F AD
BIF0745, 21/06/2010, Hortobágy, Hungary, Mathias Putze

voice: calls in flight not yet sound recorded

comparison species:
Greater Scaup
Tufted Duck
Red-crested Pochard
Common Pochard
Ring-necked Duck

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