Southern Pochard

The Southern Pochard is a duck.

The Southern Pochard is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Southern Pochard (Netta erythrophthalma) is a duck. There are two subspecies, the South American (Southern) Pochard N. e. erythrophthalma and the African (Southern) Pochard N. e. brunnea. The South American Pochard has a fragmented range and is found from Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina to Chile. Here it occurs in a wide variety of shallow fresh waters with submerged vegetation, from the lowlands up to 3,700 metres. More

The male southern pochard is shown in both upper and the middle left images; the female, middle right. The middle left image, the two group images and the footer were taken in Arusha NP; the others, at Nanja Dam. Roll your cursor over the middle left image to see another. More

Southern Pochard determination Similar species Anatidae American Wigeon | Black-bellied Tree-Duck | Blue-winged Teal | Fulvous Tree-Duck | Lesser Scaup | Masked Duck | Muscovy Duck | Pintail | Southern Pochard | White-cheeked Pintail | White-faced Tree-Duck | Conservation status Southern Pochard status Least Concern Southern Pochard (Netta erythrophthalma) Anseriformes | Anatidae | Netta More

a picture of the Southern Pochard on page 96. The Southern Pochard belongs to the family of birds classified as Anatidae. According to the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology the Southern Pochard is also known by these other names: Red-eyed Pochard, African Pochard, South African Pochard. The map of the Kruger you see on this page shows the areas (coloured orange) where this bird has been identified. More

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* Southern Pochard Two of three birds present in a large mixed flock of waterfowl; wild representatives of the South American subspecies Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela (ssp erythrophthalma) Robert Wynands 5 March 2005 22 weeks ago 1 Sounds 0 recordings * No sound recordings available yet * Send or share this page More

Breeding: The South American race of the southern pochard is now extremely rare and poorly documented in recent history. Their pair-bond is temporary and forms just prior to breeding season. Breeding commences towards the end of the local wet season when water levels are high. They prefer relatively large and deep freshwater and brackish-water lakes, usually where there is an abundance of reeds and emergent vegetation. More

Order : Anseriformes
Family : Anatidae
Genus : Netta
Species : erythrophthalma
Authority : (Wied, 1832)