Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Wandering Whistling-Duck
Wandering Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arcuata
Described by: Horsfield (1824)
Alternate common name(s): Wandering Whistling Duck, Wandering Whistling-duck, Diving Whistling-duck, Water Whistling-duck, Whistling Tree-duck, Wandering Tree-duck, Black-spotted Tree-duck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeGreater Sundas, Sulawesi, Philippines; New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago and n. Australia;
(1) In Indonesia from Sumatra (Nias Is.), Java, Borneo, Lesser Sundas (Bali, Flores, Sumba, Roti, Timor), Sulawesi (Talaud Is.) to the Philippines.
(2) New Guinea, n. Australia (Broome region of ne. Western Australia, Fitzroy River, n. Northern Territory (Kakadu National Park), n. Queensland (Lake Barrine) from the Cape York Peninsula to ex. ne. New South Wales at Grafton.
(3) Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain) and formerly New Caledonia and the Fiji Is.(?).
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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