Scientific Name: Anas poecilorhyncha Common Name: Spot-billed Duck, Grey duck, Yellow Nib Other Name: Gugral, Indian Spot-billed Duck, Spotbill
Identifying Features: yellow tipped dark bill, brown patterned plumage, grey body
- Spot-billed Ducks hybridize naturally with mallards and some other species of ducks.
- Their names mainly refer to the red spots present at the base of their yellow-tipped black beak. This characteristic feature is absent in female species.
This image was clicked by Govind Singh at YBP in December 2014.
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