Baer's Pochard

Baer's Pochard

Baer's Pochard by Priscilla Baldwin
Species & Artwork Details
Status: 
Critically Endangered
Family: 
ANATIDAE
Order: 
ANSERIFORMES
Genus: 
Aythya
Species: 
baeri
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Radde, 1863)
Medium: 
scratchboard and ink
A diving duck found in Eastern Asia. Extreme population decline is attributable to hunting and wetlands destruction.