|Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha poecilorhyncha
- Adult with ducklings|
|Photographer :|| © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria |
|Location :||Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, near Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
7 November 2016|
|English synonyms:||Spotbill, Spotbill Duck, Spotted-billed Duck, Yellow-nib Duck, Yellownib Duck, Oriental Mallard, Burmese Spotbill (haringtoni), Burmese Spot-billed Duck (haringtoni), Indian Spotbill, Indian Spot-billed Duck, Spot-billed Grey Duck, Spot-billed Gray Duck, Grey Duck, Gray Duck, Black Duck|
|Bird Family :||Anatini - Typical Ducks |
|Bird Group :||ANSERIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Least Concern|
|Taxonomic Notes :||Two subspecies: A. p. poecilorhyncha and A. p. haringtoni.
The form zonorhyncha is now considered a full species Eastern Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha.
Leader, P. J. (2006) Sympatric breeding of two Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha taxa in southern China. Bulletin of the British
Ornithologists’ Club 126: 248–252.
Livezey, B. C. (1991) A phylogenetic analysis and classification of recent dabbling ducks (Tribe Anatini) based on comparative morphology. Auk 108: 471–508.