Plumed Whistling Duck
(Dendrocygna Eytoni)

Appearance - The Plumed Whistling Duck has a mainly brownish plumage with distinctive whitish plumes extending from the flanks, a brown back and tail, black-barred chestnut breast, pink beak with dark spots, yellow/orange eyes, white abdomen, vent and undertail, and legs and feet are pink. Both sexes are alike.

Notes - The Plumed Whistling Duck or Grass Whistle Duck prefers to feed on land by cropping grass rather than feed in the water. Like other Whistling Ducks they have a noisy whistling call.

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