Through My Lens - Dennis Donohue | Duck, Black-bellied whistling
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Black-bellied whistling duck The black-bellied whistling duck, formerly also called black-bellied tree duck, is a whistling duck that breeds from the southernmost United States and tropical Central to south-central South America. In the USA, it can be found year-round in parts of southeast Texas, and seasonally in southeast Arizona, and Louisiana's Gulf Coast. It is a rare breeder in such disparate locations as Florida, Arkansas, Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina. There is a large population of several hundred that winter each year in Audubon Park in uptown New Orleans, Louisiana. Since it is one of only two whistling-duck species native to North America, it is occasionally just known as the "whistling duck" in the southern USA.
Black-bellied whistling duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis}Black-bellied whistling duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis}

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