Merlin

Fulvous Whistling-Duck Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A large, oddly proportioned duck with long legs, a long neck, and a rather long bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Northern Shoveler, much smaller than a Canada Goose; similar in size to a Mallard but with a longer neck and legs.

    Relative Sizebetween crow and goosebetween crow and goose
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 17.3-20.1 in (44-51 cm)
      • Weight: 21.0-34.0 oz (595-964 g)