Lesser whistling Duck
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Lesser whistling Duck

Lesser whistling Duck - Photograph by David Behrens

Lesser whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica), also called Lesser Whistling Teal, is a local breeding summer visitor. This bird is found in small flocks in the wetlands of Haryana, and other parts of India. Identification: Sexes alike. A smallish pale brown duck, maroon chestnut color on upper parts. Chestnut upper tail coverts.

Order: ANSERIFORMES   Family: Cygninae   Size: 40 cm   Food: Shoots, grain, small fish   Hindi Name: Seelkahi, Seelhi

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