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Garganey

Anas querquedula

Description:

Small, slight duck with large grey bill and flat crown; broad, white supercilium crossing to the back of mottled brown head and curving downwards to neck; grey flanks; brown breast and spotted brown stern; white underparts; silvery-blue forewings seen in flight Female similar to Common Teal, but paler, more patterned head, mottled brownish and distinct eye-stripe; pale supercilium Photo taken at Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India

Habitat:

freshwater bodies; wetlands

Notes:

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

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Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Shreenagar Rural, Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Feb 7, 2021
Submitted on Mar 19, 2021

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