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White-faced Whistling-Duck

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Alternate name
Dendrocygna viduata Scientific name
Anseriformes Order
Dendrocygnidae Family
41-46cm              Length
Rivers, streams, lakes, creeks, marshes & grassland. Range:- Most of Africa & South America Habitat
Altitude
Range
8-12 eggs laid on a platform of sticks. Clutch
Seeds, aquatic vegetation Food  
  Habits
349 - TSN: 175053 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset © all rights reserved          

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

White-faced Whistling-Duck song
(Dendrocygna viduata)
Glauco Alves Pereira XC6336
26-11-2004, Brazil

David Caro79 © all rights reserved

Afrikaans: Nonnetjie-eend
Catalan: Ànec arbori carablanc, Ànec arbori de cara blanca
Czech: Husička vdova, Husicka vdovka, husička vdovka, husièka
Danish: Nonnetræand
German: Witwenente, Witwenpfeifgans
English: Whistling-Duck, Whitefaced Duck, White-faced Duck, White-faced Tree Duck, White-faced Tree-Duck, White-faced Whisting-duck, White-faced Whistling Duck, White-faced Whistling-Duck
Spanish: Iguasa Careta, Pato Cara Blanca, Pato silbador cara blanca, Pato silbón cara blanca, Pato silbón pampa, Pato Sirirí, Pijije cariblanco, Sirirí pampa, Suirirí Cariblanco, Yaguasa de Cara Blanca, Yaguaza Cara Blanca
Spanish (Argentine): Sirirí pampa
Spanish (Colombia): Iguasa Careta
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pijije cariblanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Yaguaza Cara Blanca
Spanish (Paraguay): Pato silbón cara blanca
Spanish (Uruguay): Pato Cara Blanca, Pato Sirirí
Spanish (Venezuela): Yaguaso Cariblanco
Estonian: valgepõsk-vilepart
Basque: Ànec arbori de cara blanca , Zuhaitz-ahate musuzuria
Finnish: Huppuviheltäjäsorsa, naamioviheltäjäsorsa, Valkonaamaviheltäjäsorsa
French: Dendrocygne à face blanche, Dendrocygne veuf
Irish: Feadlacha aghaidhbhán
Galician: Ànec arbori de cara blanca , Ireré
Guarani: Ype suiriri
Haitian Creole French: Jenjon figi blanch
Icelandic: Randablístra
Italian: Anatra arborea facciabianca, Anatra fischiatrice faccia bianca, Anatra fischiatrice facciabianca, Dendrocigna facciabianca
Japanese: shirogaoryuukyuugamo
Japanese: シロガオリュウキュウガモ
Kwangali: Ehilili
Latin: Dendrocygna viduata
Lithuanian: Baltaskruostė évilplė
Malagasy: Tsiriry, Vivy
Dutch: Witkopboomeend, Witwang boomeend, Witwangfluiteend
Norwegian: Maskeplystreand
Polish: drzewica bialolica, drzewica białolica
Portuguese: arerê, assobiadeira, chega-e-vira, Irere, irerê, marreca-apaí, marreca-apiaí, marreca-do-Pará, Marreca-irerê, marreca-piadeira, marreca-viúva, Pato-assobiador-de-faces-brancas, paturi, viuvinha
Portuguese (Brazil): arerê, assobiadeira, chega-e-vira, Ireré, Irerê, marreca-apaí, marreca-apiaí, marreca-do-Pará, marreca-irerê, marreca-piadeira, marreca-viúva, paturi, viuvinha
Russian: Белолицая свистящая утка, Белолицая Утка, Утка-вдовушка
Slovak: stromárka bielohlavá , Stromárka vdovská
Slovenian: Vdovska raca, vdovski žvižgač
Shona: Dada
Siswant: Lidada lemfula
Sotho, Southern: Letata
Swedish: Vithuvad visseland
Swahili: Bata-miti Uso-mweupe
Tswana: Sehudi
Turkish: ak yüzlü ıslıkçı ördek, ak yüzlüıslıkçı ördek, Ak-yüzlü Islıkçı Ördek
Tsonga: Xiyahkokeni
Xhosa: Idada
Chinese: 白脸树鸭
Zulu: iVevenyane
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