|The Spotted Whistling Duck found by Geese of the World Zone, Slimbridge|
|Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.|
|Winter Habitat or Migration Area|
430mm to 500mm (17" to 19")
Appearance - Drake
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.
Appearance - Duck
Both sexes are alike.
Lakes, Pools, Marshes, and freshwater Swamps.
Grazes on Grasses, Aquatic Plants, Shoots, Stems, Seeds, Leaves, also Insects, Snails, and Frogs.
Quantity: 10 to 12
|Slimbridge Wildfowl S - Z|
|Shelduck (Tadorna Tadorna)|
|Smew (Mergellus Albellus)|
|Snow Goose (Anser or Chen Caerulescens)|
|South African Shelduck (Tadorna Cana)|
|Southern Pochard (Netta Erythrophthalma)|
|Southern Screamer (Chauna Torquata)|
|Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus Gambensis)|
|Swan Goose (Anser Cygnoides)|
|Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus Buccinator)|
|Tufted Duck (Aythya Fuligula)|
|Wandering Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna Arcuata)|
|West Indian Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna Arborea)|
|White-Cheeked Pintail (Anas Bahamensis)|
|White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna Viduata)|
|White-fronted Goose (Anser Albifrons)|
|White-headed Duck (Oxyura Leucocephala)|
|Whooper Swan (Cygnus Cygnus)|
|Yellow-Billed Duck (Anas Undulata)|
|Wildfowl (Listed Alphabetically)|
|A-B | C-F | G-L | M-R | S-Z|
The Spotted Whistling Duck is named after their White spots and shrill whistling call.
The Spotted Whistling Duck can raise the dark feathers on its crown into a small crest ressembling a mohawk.
They nest in tree cavities and roost in trees, and is sometimes called the Spotted Tree Duck.
|Hear the Spotted Whistling Duck's Call:-|