News - December 2009
This female rosy-billed pochard has adopted this fulvous whistling-duck. The little whitling-duck clearly differs from her own offspring. Laying eggs every nos and them by birds which normally nest is known as facultative parasitism. Here the host is the rosy-billed pochard. Her duty is not as tedious as that of other hosts since ducks do not feed their ducklings. They only lead them to feeding grounds.