Species Details


Baer's Pochard Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Aythya baeri
Family : Anatidae
Order : Anseriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Haors, marshes, and lake waters.
Description : The Baer’s Pochard is a chestnut-brown duck with white wing-bars (adult bird length approximately 46 cm, wing 22 cm, bill 5 cm, tarsus 3 cm, tail 7 cm). The breeding male has a glossy black head and neck with a greenish sheen. Its bill is slaty-blue with blackish tip and nails
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: ken(www.inaturalist.org/people/ken),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Anon Torimimore information, please contact us.