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Eastern Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha   - In flight
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Maguri Beel, Tinsukia District, Assam, India
Date : 31 March 2019
English synonyms:Spot-billed Duck, Spotbill, Chinese Spot-billed Duck, Chinese Spotbill, Spotbill Duck, Spotted-billed Duck, Yellow-nib Duck, Yellownib Duck, Oriental Mallard, Spot-billed Grey Duck, Spot-billed Gray Duck, Grey Duck, Gray Duck, Black Duck
Bird Family :Anatini - Typical Ducks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
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Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species split from Anas poecilorhyncha.
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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