Fulvous Whistling-Duck

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Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor
  • ORDER: Anseriformes
  • FAMILY: Anatidae
Basic Description

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.

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Other Names
  • Suirirí Bicolor (Spanish)
  • Dendrocygne fauve (French)
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