Spotted whistling duck

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Spotted whistling duck
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Subfamily: Dendrocygninae
Genus: Dendrocygna
Species: D. guttata
Binomial name
Dendrocygna guttata
Schlegel, 1866

The spotted whistling duck (Dendrocygna guttata) is a member of the duck family Anatidae.

Its is distributed throughout the southern Philippines, Wallacea and New Guinea. It has recently colonised Australia, with a small population now resident at Weipa on the western coast of Cape York Peninsula.



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