Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Other Names: none

Distribution: discontinuously through tropical wetlands worldwide.

Fulvous Tree-Duck distribution range map

Description:

Size: 48-53 cm in length with a 85-93 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Generally tawny to chestnut, with a white stripe on side; the wings are dark to black with chestnut spots and the rump and undertail coverts are white. The legs are gray and the beak and eyes are black.

Species image
Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Bill Shape
spatulate
Regions
alabama
arizona
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
cuba
delaware
florida
georgia
hawaii
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
nevada
new brunswick
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
Tail Shape
pointed-tail
Wing Shape
tapered-wings
Action
flying
perching
Behavior
soaring
Markings
bold
plain
tailbands
Sounds
clear
Location
high flying
low flying
ground dwelling
high perching
low perching
north in winter
south in winter
Habitat
lakes rivers ponds
fields
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
black
brown
Body Shape
duck
Size
large
Order
ducks, geese and swans - anatidae
ducks, geese and swans - anseriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern