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Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca   - Male
Ferruginous Duck
Photographer : © Praveen Joshi
Location :Nilona Spillway and Reservoir, Yavatmal District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 25 December 2018
English synonyms:Ferruginous Pochard, White-eyed Pochard, White-eyed Duck, Ferruginous White-eye, White-eye, Common White-eye
Bird Family :Anatini - Typical Ducks
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :The photo was taken after the bird was rescued from a fishing net. Spending more than three hours in rescue, then the bird needed two hours to come out from the shock and then it took flight. - PJ