Description: Garganeys are a little larger than teals. In the spring, a broad white stripe on the sides of the head is notable from afar in male species. The bird is 34-41 cm.

Habitat: Mainly it dwells in smaller water-bodies, predominantly those of flood-plain nature, with rich shoreline reed, cattail and sedge thickets; it less commonly may nest in dry spots away from water’s edge. The nest is laid with plant matter and grey brown fledge. Garganey is a common duck.

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