Spotted Tree Duck

aka Spotted Whistling Duck

Dendrocygna guttata

A Spotted Tree Duck

This is a not very well-known duck from New Guinea and the East Indies. The sexes are similar in both plumage and voice.

Nests are usually constructed in hollow trees.

A young pair, female on the left
Photo courtesy of Clyde Robinson and Avian Empire

A closer shot
Photo courtesy of Clyde Robinson & Avian Empire



back to Poultry Page

All text ©2000 FeatherSite unless otherwise credited; for graphics see note.

Direct questions and comments to Barry at FeatherSite -- questions and comments