(Science: zoology) A common European duck (Aythya ferina); called also goldhead, poker, and fresh water, or red-headed, widgeon.
The American redhead, which is closely allied to the European poachard.
(Science: zoology) red-crested poachard, an old world duck (Branta rufina). Scaup poachard, the scaup duck. Tufted poachard, a scaup duck (Aythya, or Fuligula cristata), native of Europe and asia.
Origin: From Poach to stab
Alternative forms: pocard, pochard.