Whistling duck

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(Zool.) The golden-eye.
A tree duck.

See also: Whistling, Whistling

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Key words: blood gases, electrolytes, osmolality, hematocrit, rehabilitation, Anseriformes, avian, black-bellied whistling duck, Dendrocygna autumnalis
Additional Cook treasures included black-belling whistling duck, cinnamon teal, cattle egret, snowy owl, Townsend's solitaire, western tanager, prairie warbler and Harris's sparrow.
Large flocks of Wigeon, a whistling duck from Scandinavia, can also be found out on the reserve.
Bautista said the DENR field personnel have noted the wandering whistling duck population has doubled from less than 1,000 in 2014.
Some local migratory birds, like the Lesser Whistling Duck and Streaked Weaver Bird, also come to the sanctuary at this time.
A year earlier, Ogetonicut's brother Whistling Duck had been murdered by a white fur trader.
Additional support for AIV transmission on wintering grounds included isolation of an H6 virus from a fulvous whistling duck, a species that breeds on the Texas-Louisiana coast and leaves during late summer to winter further south in Mexico; nearly all whistling ducks are gone by late January (17).
2.The Plumed Whistling Duck eats by cropping vegetation rather than diving in water.
HISTORY: Dr Fisher with a plumed whistling duck from the original journey to Australia in 1844 Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
But after he died in 1972 they stayed on to look after the island's wildlife, including the European fallow deer - Antigua's national animal - and the endangered West Indian whistling duck.
From at least the moment I was aware I was staring at a different animal, my first black-bellied whistling duck sighting took place in Hardee County in 2002.
Ducks are beginning to grow in number too including wigeon, a whistling duck from Scandinavia, which gather in huge flocks feeds on our wet grassland.