Thursday, 6 June 2013

55. Redhead (Aythya americana)

Redheads superficially resemble Pochards, but they are slightly larger, with a more rounded head and steep forehead (where Pochard's is more sloping), a less wedge-shaped bill with a different pattern, and a yellow rather than red eye.

Redhead, ©USFWS Mountain-Prairie, via Flickr Creative Commons.
Redhead sketch.

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