Rosybill Pochard

  • Rosybill Pochards live in Argentina, Brazil and Chile nesting near marches, shallow fresh water swamps and small lakes.
  • Their status in the wild is “least concern”.
  • They get their name by their huge red bills.
  • Their diet consists of seeds, roots and aquatic plants.
  • Their average life span is 12 years.
  • They live in groups containing thousands of them.

Rosybill Pockard

Rosybill Pockard swimming on the lake at WWT Slimbridge