Return to news releases

Bird Considered Extinct has Been Re-discovered --Madagscar Pochard

20 November 2006
Biologists for The Peregrine Fund recently re-discovered the Madagascar Pochard (Aythya innotata), a medium-sized diving duck that was considered extinct by many authorities until this current sighting. National Director for The Peregrine Fund's Madagascar Project, Lily-Arison Rene de Roland, and field biologist, ThReturn to news releases

For more information, contact:

Erin Katzner

Director of Global Engagement
Main Phone: 208-362-3716
Direct Phone: 208-362-8277

Madagascar Pochard Photos

Madagascar Pochard Video


Additional contact

Russell Thorstrom, Madagascar and West Indies Projects Director (208) 362-3716

Rick Watson, International Programs Director (208) 362-3716

J. Peter Jenny, Acting President (208) 362-3716
The Peregrine Fund