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Lesser Whistling Duck

Lesser Whistling Duck

Scientific name: Dendrocygna javanica

A resident species distributed unevenly from the Pakistan lower river valleys eastwards across most of peninsular India, Nepal terai, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, south China, to Vietnam. The call is a wheezy, whistling "seasick, seasick", call, uttered in flight.

Canon EOS 1D ,Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/350s f/5.6 at 420mm (EF 300mm + EF 1.4x TC) ISO 1600 full exif

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Suzanne Lanthier22-Aug-2010 13:51
So different from our ducks in Canada. Well done Doug.