The White-faced Whistling-Duck is a species of waterfowl found on both sides of the world – they range across sub-Saharan Africa and across a huge portion of South America. On both continents they are found around freshwater habitat, like lakes and reservoirs. They feed on aquatic vegetation.
White-faced Whistling-Ducks can be recognized by their chestnut body plumage, highlighted by fine white bars along the flanks. They also have black necks and the namesake white faces.
Today’s new Birdorable is one of eight species of Whistling-Duck in the world. The White-faced Whistling-Duck joins the family! White-faced Whistling-Ducks have an interesting range that includes large areas on two continents. They ... more