Spotted Whistling Duck
(Dendrocygna Guttata)

Appearance: - The Spotted Whistling Duck has a grey head with a dark crown and hind neck, dark-brown eyes, a pink-grey beak, a chestnut-brown breast with small white spots, brown flanks with large white spots, underparts are whitish. Upperparts and tail are dark-brown, wings are dark-brown, and legs are reddish-grey. Both sexes are alike.

Notes: - The Spotted Whistling Duck is one of the larger Whistling Ducks and is sometimes called the Spotted Tree Duck. They nest in tree cavities and like to roost in trees overlooking the water. Like other Whistling Ducks they have a distinctive whistling call.

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