17 Facts About Baer's pochard


Baer's pochard is a diving duck found in eastern Asia.

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Baer's pochard was once a common species in its range, but is very rare.

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Baer's pochard was first scientifically described in 1863 as Anas baeri by Gustav Radde in his book Reisen im Suden von Ost-Sibirien.

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The white part on the belly extends to its flanks in Baer's pochard, which is visible when floating on the water, while the ferruginous duck has a smaller white part on its belly.

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The female Baer's pochard has a distinctly bright chestnut spot at the lore, which is absent in ferruginous duck.

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Baer's pochard traditionally bred in the Amur and Ussuri basins in Northeast China and the southeastern Russian Far East.

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Baer's pochard is no longer migratory in central and eastern China.

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Baer's pochard is a shy species, that inhabit open, slow-flowing lakes, swamps and ponds.

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Baer's pochard appears to have a monogamous mating system, at least within a breeding season.

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Baer's pochard's nest is circular cylindrical, located among emergent vegetation, usually in shallow water or on small islands or ridges.

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Baer's pochard has hybridized with lesser scaup, common pochard, ferruginous duck, New Zealand scaup, chestnut teal and wood duck in captivity.

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The Baer's pochard has declined sharply in recent years, but the ferruginous and common pochard has expanded their breeding grounds, and even to the core areas of Baer's pochard's, which makes the hypothesis possible.

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Research on its gut microbiota showed that the richest microorganism phyla of Baer's pochard are Bacillota, Pseudomonadota and Bacteroidota, which were consistent with those of the domestic goose, duck and chicken.

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The gut microbiota in diarrheic Baer's pochard is low in diversity, and the species were significantly different from healthy individuals.

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Baer's pochard was once a common species in its range, but is very rare.

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Baer's pochard was formerly classified as a vulnerable species by the IUCN.

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Baer's pochard was listed as a first-class protected animal in China by 2021.

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