ferruginous duck


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ferruginous duck

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(Animals) a common European duck, Aythyra nyroca, having reddish-brown plumage with white wing bars
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People come from all over to this site to see some rare birds - recently a Western Cattle Egret and a Ferruginous Duck were spotted here."
These are lesser white-fronted goose, white-headed duck, marbled duck, ferruginous duck, little bustard, little cormorant, as well as flamingoes, pelicans, all 7 species of herons and a variety of species of ducks, geese, rails, waders and others.
Two key conservation species were observed regularly in the Garaet: near threatened Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca) and endangered White-headed Duck (Oxyura leucocephala).
The Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca (Guldenstadt, 1770) is a winter visitor and a breeding resident in Morocco [1, 2]; it winters regularly in the Northern part of the country, usually in small numbers, in comparison with Tropical Africa [2].
Species of global conservation concern that either breed or winter in Cyprus include the Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata, the Common Pochard Aythya ferina and the Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, the latter of which breeds at the newly restored Akrotiri Marsh.
GaraetTimerganine has hosted up to 21 species during the study period among which some are protected (The Ferruginous Duck, Ruddy of Belon, the Ruddy Shelduck, the White-headed Duck and marbled Duck).
A ferruginous duck, named after the deep chestnut, rust-like plumage of the male bird - and often shortened to fudge duck - has arrived at the RSPB reserve, to the delight of staff and bird watchers.
The Welsh Records Panel lists ferruginous duck as a scarce species, with only one or two birds visiting Wales during the past five years.
The lake is also the only nesting site in Slovenia for the red-necked grebe, the redshank and the ferruginous duck as well as a breeding place for the corncrake.
The Hume's yellow browed warbler was still being seen in Caernarfon this week, the ferruginous duck was at Martin Mere,and the three shore larks were at Lytham.
These are lesser white-fronted goose, white-headed duck, marbled duck, ferruginous duck, little bustard, little comorant, as well as flamingoes, pelicans, all 7 species of herons and a variety of species of ducks, geese, rails, waders and others.