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Pochard, Red crested, male - eclipse plumage
Photo by Psilo,Bolton,UK

Pochard, Red crested, male - eclipse plumage

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Photo taken Martinmere June 2004.

No this male is not sick but undergoing his post breeding moult. This is called his eclipse plumage.

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