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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.
|Classification||Order: ducks, geese, swans, and relatives; family: ducks, geese and swans|
Along with eight other species it belongs to the subfamily of whistling ducks.
|Habitat||Widespread at water bodies from South America to Africa.|
|Reproduction||4–13 eggs; incubation: 26–30 days|
|Diet||Wide diet ranging from plants to aquatic invertebrates such as snails and insects.|