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Birds

Spot-billed
Duck

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Spot-billed Duck

Anas poecilorhyncha

The Spot-billed Duck is a large duck with scaly pattern, with white and metallic green wing bars. Bright orange-red legs, yellow-tipped dark bill with 2 orange-red spots at the base (1 on either side of the forehead).

Seen in pairs or flock in or beside water-bodies. Food : Chiefly vegetable matter.

Grey Duck, Indian Spot-billed Duck

Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    বৰমূগী হাঁহ
  • Bengali:
    দেশি মেটেহাঁস
  • Gujarati:
    ટીલાવળી બતક, ટીલીયાળી બતક
  • Hindi:
    गुगरल, गर्मपाय
  • Malayalam:
    പുള്ളിച്ചുണ്ടൻ താറാവ്
  • Marathi:
    प्लवा बदक, हळदी कुंकू, धनवर बाड्डा
  • Nepali:
    नादुन हाँस
  • Sanskrit:
    घर्घर हंसक
  • Tamil:
    புள்ளி மூக்கு வாத்து
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Taxanomy

ANSERIFORMES
ANATIDAE
Anas poecilorhyncha

Spot-billed Duck

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