Saw this Beauty briefly ‘at home’ in Hungary in 2009. A guide from the nature protection organisation around there was surprised when I told her that they were in our region. The Ferruginous Duck is on the IUCN Red List of endangered species. Status: Near threatened, trend decreasing
The Ferruginous Duck has a Body length of about 38-42cm and a WS of 60-67cm. Breeds at lakes and marshes with sufficient open water, the depth needs to be at least 1m.