The Eastern Spot-Billed duck Bird or Chinese spot-billed duck, is a dabbling duck which breeds in China and Southeast Asia. It was Bird formerly treated as a subspecies of the Eastern Spot-Billed duck Bird.
Eastern Spot-Billed duck Bird Facts:
Size: 61 cm
Voice: Like Indian spot-billed
Range: Winter visitor to NE India
Habitat: Shallow water with significant amounts of aquatic vegetation
Mallard-sized duck, similar to the Eastern Spot-Billed duck Bird large spot-billed, but without the red spot at base of bill. Scaly patterned body with green speculum; wings whitish with black flight feathers.
Blackish upperparts and flanks, long neck; yellow-tipped bill with orange spots at base, Eastern Spot-Billed duck Bird dark stripe from gape across cheek; brown underparts. Female more streaky brown. Male does not have an eclipse plumage. Juvenile more brown and duller than adult. Legs and feet bright orange.