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Duck, Whistling, Plumed (Dendrocygna eytoni)
Photo by Psilo,Bolton,UK
 


Duck, Whistling, Plumed (Dendrocygna eytoni)

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Photo taken Slimbridge,UK 2004

Australian species found on dams, water holes, lagoons and grasslands, where it is also known as the Grass Whistling-Duck. Forms dense flocks during the daytime, feeding on green grasses and seeds in smaller groups at night. Breeds from the second year, sometimes first year, laying 10 to 12 white, smooth and pointed eggs.


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