A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife
earthly brown, dull green legs, bill bluish at base then yellow in centre with black tip, short neck and legs; during breeding season, buffy-brown head and neck, white chin and upper throat, longish crest, buff-brown back and maroon back. Sexes alike Photo taken at Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India
Marshes, jheels, riverside and tidal creeks.
Info taken from: Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh By – Bikram Grewal, Sumit Sen, Sarwandeep Singh, Nikhil Devasar and Garima Bhatia