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?