Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

FUWD

Code 6

DENBIC

ITIS

HEAD

Fulvous Whistling-Duck Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Tawny Cinnamon.
  • Forehead Color: Dark Brown
  • Nape Color: Dark Brown
  • Throat Color: Rufous or rust.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Fulvous Whistling-Duck Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 46-53 cm (18-21 in)
  • Weight: 726 g (25.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Rufous or Rust
  • Underparts: Yellow-brown
  • Upperparts: Dark brown with feathers edged in yellow-brown.
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Fulvous Whistling-Duck Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct heronlike flight with slow deep wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 91 cm (36 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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