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Wandering Whistling-Duck

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Diving Tree Duck Alternate name
Dendrocygna arcuata Scientific name
Anseriformes Order
Dendrocygnidae Family
54-60cm               Length
Inland waterways, wetlands and grassland, Range:- Indonesia, , Indonesia, Melanesia:- Island of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea Philippines and the Pacific Islands Habitat
6-15 eggs Clutch
Vegetation, insects and aquatic vertebrae. Food  
347 - TSN: 175049 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Czech: Husicka stehovavá, Husička stěhovavá, husička
Danish: Rustfarvet Trćand
German: Wanderbaumente, Wanderpfeifgans
English: Diving Tree Duck, Diving Whistling Duck, Diving Whistling-Duck, Wandering Tree Duck, Wandering Tree-Duck, Wandering Whistling Duck, Wandering Whistling-Duck, Water Whistle-Duck, Water Whistling-Duck, Whistling teal, Whistling Tree Duck, Whistling Tree-Duck
Spanish: Suirirí capirotado, Yaguasa Errante
Estonian: roostekőht-vilepart
Finnish: Suomuviheltäjäsorsa
French: Dendrocygne ŕ lunules
Indonesian: Belibis Kembang
Italian: Anatra fischiatrice vagabonda, Dendrocigna errante, Dendrocigna vagabonda
Japanese: ooryuukyuugamo
Japanese: オオリュウキュウガモ
Latin: Dendrocygna arcuata
Malay: Belibis
Dutch: Trekkende booeend, Zwervende Fluiteend
Norwegian: Hetteplystreand
Polish: drzewica wedrowna, drzewica wędrowna
Russian: Странствующая свистящая утка
Slovak: stromárka stahovavá
Swedish: Vandringsvisseland
Chinese: 斑胸树鸭
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