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Common Pochard Aythya ferina



Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, Swans)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2abcd+3bcd+4abcd

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a large range in both the breeding season and in winter, and a large population. Information suggests the population has declined rapidly across the majority of its range, and is projected to continue to decline, and it is therefore classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 760000-790000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 548,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Realm - Afrotropical
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Oceanic
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Aythya ferina. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/10/2022.