Spot-billed Duck at Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan, India

Indian Spot-billed Duck at Keoladeo National Park is so named as it has a characteristic red spot at the base of a yellow tipped bill.

Its easy to spot them from a distance due to their distinct white tertials that form a stripe on the side when dabbling in fresh water lakes.

Spot-billed Duck hides its nests within vegetation near water bodies and have chicks that are black with a yellow back. They feed on snails, worms, insect larvae as well as plants - they also prefer rice when walking around cultivated fields. 

Keoladeo National Park near Agra, located in Rajasthan, India is a Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. How to reach Keoladeo National Park?

Tag : Travel Rajasthan | Content: | Image: J M Garg | Update: 14-Mar-2021