GENUS, Mareca, Stephens.
Bill short, raised at the base, narrowing towards the tip; nail moderate ; lamellae distant, projecting in the middle of the bill; tail short, cuneate, of fourteen feathers; hind-toe small
with a narrow web.
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
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