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White-faced whistling ducks predominantly forage at dusk and at night in small groups. The typical clear whistling calls result from the special development of their windpipes.


ClassificationOrder: ducks, geese, swans, and relatives; family: ducks, geese and swans
Along with eight other species it belongs to the subfamily of whistling ducks. 
HabitatWidespread at water bodies from South America to Africa.
Reproduction4–13 eggs; incubation: 26–30 days
DietWide diet ranging from plants to aquatic invertebrates such as snails and insects.

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitung Witwenpfeifgans