Red crested pochard is medium sized bird.
How does the bird appear…
Male- It has round reddish-chestnut head, pinkish-reddish bill and black breast. Back has brown shade with white flanks. Tail is black.
Female- Face is whitish with darker crown and pale brown body.
Habitat: Where to find this bird?
It inhabits lowland marshes and lakes.
It feeds on aquatic plants.
Breeding & Nesting
It breeds from April to June. It nests in the vegetation along the side of lakes.