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Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha poecilorhyncha   - In flight
Spot-billed Duck
Photographer : © Tushar Bhagwat
Location :Gokuleshwar Lake, Alibag Taluka, Raigad District, Maharashtra, India
Date : 24 May 2020
English synonyms:Spotbill, Spotbill Duck, Spot-bill 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
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
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.
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