Gadwall (Anas strepera) is a very common winter visitor and found in wetlands of Haryana. Body generally dark brown and grey; tail velvety-black, chestnut patch with the black-and-white speculum. Gadwall generally prefers freshwater reedy marshes, jheels and water bodies. Gregarious, and keeps near emergent vegetation.
Order: ANSERIFORMES Family: Anatidae Size: 48 cm Local names: Myla, Bhuar.