The Grass Whistling Duck has distinctive pale plumed feathers on wings. Makes a distinctive whistling call.
Grass Whistling Duck
Found around swamps and waterholes.
nest is a scrape in the ground, sparsely lined with grass, usually under shelter of a bush. Lays 8-14 eggs.
northern and eastern tropics of Australia, extending to New South Wales in the east
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Plumed Whistling Duck|
Relatives in same Genus
Wandering Whistling-Duck (D. arcuata)
Spotted Whistling-Duck (D. guttata)