Review of Ducks, Swans, Geese of India

Date - Sep 18, 2023
Onset - July 5, 2020 (> 3 years)

  • Purpose of the project - India is home to many species of ducks and is also a winter refuse for migratory ducks.
    However, the condition of existing wetlands is under threat of pollution, developmental projects, and birds are getting less and less in number....this attempt to compile may throw some light.

  • Total Observations - 10406
    Research grade - 92.35%, Casual - 5.12%, Need ID - 2.53%

  • Total species - 63

    1000 observations - Indian spot-billed Duck, Lesser Whistling Duck
    500-1000 observations - Northern Pintail, Ruddy Shelduck, Northern Shoveler, Bar-headed Goose, Garganey
    200-500 observations - Cotton Pygmy-Goose, Common Teal, Mallard, Knob-billed Duck, Eurasian Wigeon, Gadwall, Greylag Goose
    100-200 observations - Red-crested Pochard, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Swan Goose, Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Ferruginous Duck
    20-50 observations - Muscovy Duck, Greylag Swan Goose, Common Merganser, Andaman Teal, Black Swan, Common Shelduck, White-winged Duck
    0-20 observations - Mute Swan, Greater White-fronted Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Greater Scaup, Falcated Duck, Taiga Bean Goose, Wood Duck, Red-breasted Goose, Mandarin Duck, Red-breasted Merganser, Baer's Pochard, Marbled Teal, Tundra Bean Goose, Cape Barren Goose, Smew, Tundra Swan, Canada Goose, Barnacle Goose, Ringed Teal, Eastern Spot-billed Duck, Orinoco Goose, Mallad X Indian Spot-billed Duck, Baikal Teal, Radjah Shelduck, Yellow-billed Duck, Common Goldeneye, Ring-necked Duck, Paradise Shelduck, Hooded Merganser, Upland Goose, Coscoroba Swan, Black-necked Swan, Mallad X Muscovy Duck, Mallad X Mottled Duck, Emperor Goose, Chiloe Wigeon

  • Total Observers - 1418. Max by shivaprakash (602), Max species - Atanu Modak
  • Total identifiers - 1054 Max by Afsar Nayakkan (2469)
Posted on September 18, 2023 12:34 PM by rujutavinod rujutavinod


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