Lichk

Covered with dense stands of aquatic vegetation, Lichk offers excellent opportunities to many water and shorebirds as a breeding, foraging and stopover site.

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Red-crested Pochard

Red-crested Pochard

Netta rufina

Body length: 53-57 cm, Wing Span: 90-99 cm

General description: Red-crested Pochard is a species in the Anatidae family of birds. Male has a red bill, orange-brown head, black breast and undertail coverts, and white flanks. Female is brown with dark crown and bill, off-white cheeks and throat.

Abundance and habitat: Common species of resident birds. Occurs in lakes, ponds and rivers. Uses herbs to build its nest by water areas. 

Food: Aquatic plants, fish and amphibians.

Status: Protected by the RA law on fauna.

Links

Wiki:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-crested_pochard

BirdLife:   http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/speciesfactsheet.php?id=469

Birdpedia:   http://www.birdpedia.com/au/bi.dll/bipu02?m=006&id505=M000000497


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Svetlana, you seem to know birds very well, but what did you mean by your remark "The images do not correspond to the text!" ??? Please, clarify.

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The images do not correspond to the text!

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    How to reach From Yerevan take M4 highway, drive 117km to north-east and you will reach the Lichk Reserve. The trip will approximately take 1 hour 30 minutes.

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