whistling duck

whistling duck

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  • Whistling duck — Whistling ducks Black bellied Whistling Duck, Birding Center, Port Aransas, Texas Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Whistling duck — Whistling Whis tling, a. & n. from {Whistle}, v. [1913 Webster] {Whistling buoy}. (Naut.) See under {Buoy}. {Whistling coot} (Zo[ o]l.), the American black scoter. {Whistling Dick}. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An Australian shrike thrush ({Colluricincla… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whistling duck — /ˈwɪslɪŋ dʌk/ (say wisling duk) noun any of various ducks of the subfamily Dendrocygninae, which make a whistling sound rather than quacking, as the two Australian birds, the wandering whistling duck, Dendrocygna arcuata, and the endemic, plumed… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • whistling duck — baltanugarės antys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Thalassornis angl. whistling duck; white backed duck vok. Weißrückenente, f; Weißrücken Pfeifgans, f rus. белоспинная савка, f pranc. erismature à dos blanc, f ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • whistling duck — any of several long legged, chiefly tropical ducks of the genus Dendrocygna, most of which have whistling cries. [1690 1700] * * * ▪ bird also called  Tree Duck        (Dendrocygna), any of eight species of long legged and long necked ducks that… …   Universalium

  • Black-bellied Whistling Duck — Northern subspecies (D. a. autumnalis, note brown breast). The white wing patch, a tell tale feature of this species, is conspicuous in flight. Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Wandering Whistling Duck — Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • West Indian Whistling Duck — Conservation status Vulnerable …   Wikipedia

  • Black-billed Whistling Duck — Taxobox name = Black billed Whistling Duck status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down image width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Anseriformes familia = Anatidae genus = Dendrocygna species = D. arborea… …   Wikipedia

  • Fulvous Whistling Duck — Conservation status Least Concern …   Wikipedia

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