White-faced whistling duck

photo by DickDaniels

Scientific classification

Order

Anseriformes

Family

Anatidae

Subfamily

Dendrocygna

Species

viduata

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with dark brown upper parts and brown-grey underparts
* Prominent white forehead and crown, black nape and chestnut chest
* Size: about 40 cm

Habitat

Wetlands and grasslands

Countries

Africa
Americas

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