Scientific Name: Netta rufina
Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: Breeds in lowland marshes and lakes in southern Europe and Central Asia, wintering in the Indian Subcontinent and Africa.
Field Notes: Adult male is unmistakeable: rounded orange head, red bill and black breast. Flanks are white, the back brown, and the tail black. The female is mainly a pale brown, with a darker back and crown and a whitish face.
Personal Notes: Seen first at Donana National Park, Spain and later in Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, London.