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Birds in flight These birds at a lake in Yala National Park were disturbed and flew out in large numbers. The skies were quite dark at the time and rain was eminent. Asia,Birds,Dendrocygna javanica,Geotagged,Lesser Whistling Duck,Sri Lanka,Summer,Yala National Park Click/tap to enlarge

Birds in flight

These birds at a lake in Yala National Park were disturbed and flew out in large numbers. The skies were quite dark at the time and rain was eminent.

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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.

Similar species: Ducks, Geese, Etc.
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Feb 1, 2015. Captured Jul 17, 2013 12:18 in Yala National Park, Kirinda-Palatupana-Yala Road, Sri Lanka.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/800s
  • ISO400
  • 271mm