Common Pochard (Female, ITALY)
Common Pochard (Male, ITALY)
Recordings 
Scientific Name 
Aythya ferina
Arabic Name 
البط كستنائي الرأس
Kuwaiti name 
بط
Width 
75.0 cm
Length 
49.0 cm
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Least Concern

Information

Scarce passage migrant and scarce winter visitor. This otherwise widespread northern duck is seen only in very small numbers in Kuwait.
Where in Kuwait 
Has been recorded sporadically on inland pools in the Jahra area.
In the world 
A stocky diving duck that breeds on eutrophic lakes and marshes across most of Europe.
Local threats 
Shooting is a threat for Geese and Ducks during passage migration.