Baer’s Pochards

A rare duck species has arrived at the McCormick Bird House. Four Baer’s pochards, two males and two females, are now residing in the building’s Wetlands exhibit. Named for Estonian naturalist Karl Ernst von Baer, the diving duck species is native to eastern Asia. Baer’s pochards inhabit lakes, ponds, and coastal wetland areas with rich…

Lincoln Park Zoo Magazine: Summer 2017

In This Issue: prepare for polar attractions, close encounters of the bird kind, and smart summer fun.