Tag: Aythya ferina

Intersexual differences in feeding ecology in a male dominated wintering Pochard Aythya ferina population.

Pochard (Aythya ferina) Science Article 1 abstract Intersexual differences in feeding rates, aggression rates, an d feeding site selection were investi gated in a flock of up to 2700 Pochard Aythya ferina wintering at Salford docks, Greater M anchester (239 males per 100 females) . As often found elsewhere, females were less aggressive than males, […]

Pochard (Aythya ferina)

[order] ANSERIFORMES | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Aythya ferina | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Pochard | [FR] Fuligule milouin | [DE] Tafelente | [ES] Porron Euroasiatico | [NL] Tafeleend Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Aythya is a genus of diving ducks. It has twelve described species. Aythya shihuibas was described from the Late Miocene of […]