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Red-crested Pochard - Netta rufina

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There is a small population of this handsome duck that breeds in the Algarve. Parque Ambientale de Vilamoura, Lagoa de São Lourenço and the lake in Aldeia Nova woods
are among the regular sites for this species.

Red-crested Pochard1

Adult breeding male
Red-crested Pochard2
Female

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