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The Spot-billed Duck (Anas Poecilorhyncha) Pictures and Detail

A Pair of Spot Billed Ducks The Spot-billed Duck (Anas Poecilorhyncha) Pictures and Detail During my recent visit to Ropar (Rupnagar) wetland, I spotted two Spot-billed ducks enjoying in the water. Therefore, I decided to take some of their pictures. I went close to them and sat silently on the bank of the river.  For twenty minutes, I got a  chance to witness many movements of this pair of ducks. In general, they avoid to come close to human because illegal hunting; however, I was lucky that they came close to me.  It was the pair of male and female spot-billed duck and there were rotating around a specific location. The birds in the picture are Indian spot-billed ducks. The scientific name of these birds is Anas poecilorhyncha. Male Spot-billed Duck These birds (ducks) are very good both in flying and floating over the water. It is very nice to watch taking flight from the water. These ducks are mainly gray in color and a black bill with yellow tip. We can a