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Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula   - Male preening
Tufted Duck
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Lakhota Lake, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Date : 7 February 2017
English synonyms:Tufted Pochard
Bird Family :Anatini - Typical Ducks
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks : When we reached the Lakhota Lake, it was afternoon time. All birds in lake either resting or doing preening. Tufted Duck while preening turn around on abdomen and do preening in part which cover by water. they also remove parasite by splash.- VP & PM