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Spot-billed Duck

Anas poecilorhyncha


The spot-billed duck also known as the spotbill, is a dabbling duck which breeds in tropical and eastern Asia. It has three populations which are treated as subspecies here the Indian spot-billed duck (A. poecilorhyncha poecilorhyncha), Eastern spot-billed duck (A. poecilorhyncha zonorhyncha), and Burmese spot-billed duck (A. poecilorhyncha haringtoni). Some authors elevate the eastern population as a species, Anas zonorhyncha. The name is derived from the yellow and red spot on the bill.


Bharatpur - Dec 2014

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marirs 8 years ago

Hey venusflytrap; Thank you so much for you to have me as the spotter of the month.. :) I'm very excited...
I'll sign in to leave a comment on your forum too...

Thanks so much.

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

Sorry this is late marirs, but you have been selected as my spotter of the month for December! Check it out in the forum here:

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Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Dec 23, 2014
Submitted on Jan 2, 2015

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