Identification: Male - Grayish with chestnut head and a broad metallic green band, running backward from eye to nape, bordered above and below with white lines. Black, green and buff colored wing speculum. Female - Mottled dark and light brown with pale underparts. Black and green speculum.
Hindi names: Chhoti Murgabi, Kerra Food: Tender shoots, grain, tubers, seeds of aquatic plants