Pochard helping to keep the water ice free.

Pochard helping to keep the water ice free.

Observation - Pochard helping to keep the water ice free. - UK and Ireland. Description: The group of pochard in the foreground were sharing the open water with swans, coots,tufted ducks and mallard. this part of the lake must be deeper and consequently warmer than the surrounding area.

The group of pochard in the foreground were sharing the open water with swans, coots,tufted ducks and mallard. this part of the lake must be deeper and consequently warmer than the surrounding area.