Lesser Whistling Duck

Dendrocygna javanica - Dendrocygne siffleur

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Dendrocygna

  • Species
    :

    javanica

Descriptor

Horsfield, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 42 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 74 cm.
  • Weight
    : 550 à 600 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Dendrocygne siffleur,
  • Suirirí de Java,
  • Marreca de Java,
  • Javapfeifgans,
  • bengáli fütyülőlúd,
  • Indische Fluiteend,
  • Dendrocigna minore,
  • Orientalisk visseland,
  • Småplystreand,
  • stromárka malá,
  • husička malá,
  • Lille Træand,
  • intianviheltäjäsorsa,
  • ànec arbori menut,
  • Roðablístra,
  • drzewica indyjska,
  • mazā svilpējzoss,
  • mali žvižgač,
  • Малая древесная утка,
  • Belibis polos,
  • リュウキュウガモ,
  • 栗树鸭,
  • เป็ดแดง,
  • 樹鴨〔栗樹鴨〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Aquaculture Ponds

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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