Pochard (Male)
Pochard (Male)

The Pochard inhabits marshy and reed-fringed lakes and open reservoirs. Sometimes found on the sea in winter, especially when lakes freeze. Locally in flocks, and often associates with winter flocks of Tufted Ducks. Feeds on aquatic plants mainly by diving.

Location: RSPB Rainham

Photographer: Dave Saunders

Pochard (Male)

The Pochard inhabits marshy and reed-fringed lakes and open reservoirs. Sometimes found on the sea in winter, especially when lakes freeze. Locally in flocks, and often associates with winter flocks of Tufted Ducks. Feeds on aquatic plants mainly by diving.

Location: RSPB Rainham

Photographer: Dave Saunders