Tag: Greater Scaup Spotted after 90 years


Environment and Ecology Greater Scaup Spotted after 90 years A rare species of duck, Greater Scaup, locally known as Sadangman, was recently sighted in Loktak lake in Manipur’s Bishnupur district after a gap of over 90 years. About Greater Scaup: It is a medium-sized diving duck species that belongs to the family of Anatidae. It is a migratory bird distributed across the Arctic and Subarctic regions where it mainly nests in coastal tundra habitats. Its IUCN status is Least Concern