Knob-billed Duck
Sarkidiornis melanotos
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The knob-billed duck is widespread in wetlands throughout Tanzania. The female with ducklings was seen in Tarangire (8-08). The other photos were taken in Oldonyo Sambu, Mkiungunero, Yaida Valley, Tarangire, Chobe NP (Botswana) and at Nanja Dam. Click the photo above to see 24 enlargements including immatures and juveniles.

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Last Update this page: 3-22-20