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Rosy-billed pochards are among the most common duck species of South America. Their habitat comprises of water bodies in the south of the continent. They are exclusively herbivorous. Outside of the breeding season they are found in large rafts. Clutches usually contain 10 eggs that are incubated for 27–29 days. Males have a showy plumage all the year round.


ClassificationOrder: ducks, geese, swans, and relatives; family: ducks, geese and swans
DietExclusively herbivorous
HabitatWater bodies in southern South America
Reproduction10 eggs; incubation 27–29 days

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

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