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
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.