Two males foraging at the edge of a lake.

Two males foraging at the edge of a lake.
Species: Cotton Pygmy-goose   Nettapus coromandelianus
Subspecies: coromandelianus
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Friday, February 1, 2008
Added to IBC: 3 May 2009 - 13:12
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Altitude (m): 
208 meters


At Bund Baretha (an alternative site for the dried out Keoladeo National Park).

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1170961. Accessible at

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1170961. Video of Cotton Pygmy-goose Nettapus coromandelianus at Bund Baretha Wildlife Sanctuary, India. Accessible at

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