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The Lesser Whistling Duck , also known as Indian Whistling Duck or Lesser Whistling Teal, is a species of whistling duck that breeds in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. They are nocturnal feeders and during the day may be found in flocks around lakes and wet paddy fields. They can perch on trees and sometimes build their nest in the hollow of a tree. This brown and long-necked duck has broad wings that are visible in flight and produces a loud two-note wheezy call. It has a chestnut rump,.. more

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by JohnR
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Uploaded Jan 31, 2015. Captured Dec 31, 2014 08:01 in Illikkalam Road, likkalam, Kumarakom, Kerala 686563, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO800
  • 700mm