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Rosybill Pochard ~ Male by Kimberly Chadwick

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Gene C. Reid Park ~ Lake/Pond Area
Tucson, AZ 2010
Canon sx10is P&S

*Rosybill Pochard

The Rosybill or Rosybill Pochard (Netta peposaca1) is a duck with a distinctive red bill on males and a slate-colored bill on females. Though classified as a diving duck, this pochard feeds more like a dabbling duck.

The species name peposaca is derived from a Guaraní word for “showy wings”, referring to the broad white stripe that is only visible with stretched out wings.

The Rosybill is endemic to South America. It is found in Argentina, central Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and southern Brazil. The population in southern Argentina migrates northward during the austral winter, reaching Brazil and southern Bolivia. It is a vagrant to the Falkland Islands.

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Comments

  • Michael Cummings
    Michael Cummingsabout 4 years ago

    Another excellent shot

  • Thank you Michael, I appreciate the time you take to see me world!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Bonnie Robert
    Bonnie Robertabout 4 years ago

    Super shot Kim

  • Thanks Bonnie, I though he was cool~☺

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyabout 4 years ago

    Lovely capture of this attractive duck, Kimberly!

  • Hello Krys! Thank you as always Ma’am!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47about 4 years ago

    Great colors, & crisp shot. You even caught his wee band.

  • I didn’t even catch that, but he does live at the zoo, so it makes sense. Thank you darlin!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • TomBaumker
    TomBaumkerabout 4 years ago

    Great closeup my friend. Nice colors…Hugs…Tom

  • Thank you darlin! I appreciate your support!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

  • MaeBelle
    MaeBelleabout 4 years ago

    Super shot of this pretty quacker,:o)) God bless,Mae

  • LOL, I do so appreciate you stopping by today!

    – Kimberly Chadwick

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