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Indian Spot-billed Duck

Indian Spot-billed Duck

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Scientific Name:

Anas poecilorhyncha


Μπαγκλαντές, Καμπότζη, Κίνα, Χονγκ Κόνγκ, Ινδία, Λάος, Μυανμάρ, Νεπάλ, Πακιστάν, Σρι Λάνκα, Ταϋλάνδη, Βιετνάμ


Mainly herbivore. Seeds, grasses, sedges, aquatic vegetation, occasionally water insects and their larvae, worms, molluscs (like water snails).


Habitat:  Various types of inland and coastal wetlands.

Incubation: 24-28 days / 7-9 eggs

Social structure: Pairs, small or large flocks of up to 100 birds

Weight: Male 1500g max, female 1360g max

Dimensions: 58-63cm


Lifespan: 15-20? no data found

Estimated population in the wild: 150,000-1,100,000


Threats: There are no major threats to this species.

IUCN Status: Least concern

Did you know that:
They are mostly sedentary but they may migrate locally for water sources and feeding grounds.

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