(116) 98 cm; M 5,1 kg, F 3,5 kg
Largest goose-like duck in region. Could be confused with much
smaller Comb Duck in flight but white on forewing and underwing
Red facial skin more prominent and extends beyond eye.
Similar to if but duller and facial skin less extensive.
than ad and without red facial skin.
resident forming large flocks in non-br season.
inland waters, dams, floodplains and adjacent cultivated lands.
plant material, especially grass shoots, aquatic plants, and seeds.
high-pitched cherwit, mostly in flight.
usually nests in dense cover near water.