from =a bit of flesh, and =a bird.
Bill with large fleshy boss. Plumage black and white. Wing with prominent tubercle. Tail of twelve feathers, rounded. Hind toe with a narrow lobe. Placed by Blanford under Anatinae.
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
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