- Aythya innotata
45–56 cm (17¾-22 in)
- Dark brown upperparts
- White underparts
Lake Alaotra (Madagascar).
On verge of extinction.
Fresh water lakes, pools and swamps, with areas of open water.
There is little available information. Their diet appears to consists mostly of small insects and probably some seeds.
They make a nest in reeds laying 2 eggs. Again, little information is available.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Feb 2018)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Madagascar Pochard. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 4 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Madagascar_Pochard