This bird is found in almost all parts of kerala where there is little water body. Near to ponds, lakes, rivers, water running streams, drainage systems. They are widely being hunted in the state. It is also known as ” Chara Kokku”.
Photo: Swathyraja/Camera: Nikon D60/Location: Painkulam, Thrissur
Photo: Swathyraja/Camera: Nikon D60/Location: Ernakulam