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Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor ORDER: ANSERIFORMES FAMILY: ANATIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

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One of the most widespread species of waterfowl in the world, the Fulvous Whistling-Duck has a limited distribution in the southern United States. Its mostly seed-based diet makes it fond of rice-growing areas.

Appearance

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Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • A medium-sized duck with long neck and legs.
  • Head, neck, chest and belly buffy to tawny-cinnamon.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar to adult.

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