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White-eyed Pochard, Ferruginous Duck

Aythya nyroca


Mahogany brown, dark brown on back and head, white triangular patch under the tail, males have sharp white iris. sexes are alike except iris colour Photo taken at Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India


Well vegetated Jheels/ponds, rivers and canals.


Small, compact diving ducks 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
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Karan Raghwa

Shreenagar Rural, Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Feb 2, 2021
Submitted on Mar 17, 2021

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