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Black-bellied Whistling Duck
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Registered: December 2005
Location: Trinidad
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Crown of head, nape of neck and back are brown. Sides of head, neck and lower breast are gray. Black abdomen. Red bill and pink legs. Both sexes are alike. The immature are like the adults, but duller and more grayish brown, with gray bill and feet, and mostly gray belly with some black spots. Males and females are identical. Sizes average 47-51 cm (19-20 in) and weight of 652-1020 g (23.02-36.01 ounces).
· Date: Sun December 4, 2005 · Views: 165 · Filesize: 100.0kb · Dimensions: 600 x 400 ·
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Keywords: duck, whistling duck, west indian duck, Wichichi, Red Billed Tree Duck, Grey-breasted Tree Duck
Scientific Name: Dendrocygna autumnalis
Equipment: Minolta Maxxum 50 with a Sigma 70-300mm lens and a Quantaray 2x teleconverter
Location: Cedros, Trinidad
Habitat: swamps & marshes
Date Taken: May 2005
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