Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha


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Further resources

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Anas erythrorhyncha. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.