Order: Anseriformes | Family: Anatidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown|Loc. Trinidad
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown |Loc. Unknown
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southwest USA
Age: Chicks | Sex: Unknown |Loc. Florida, USA
Status: The Fulvous Whistling Duck is known to be a rare resident in Tumbes where is found in rice fields and pools and in mangrove forests. It appears to be resident in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve area with scattered sight records Amazonia and the high Andean Lakes, as well as, coastal wetlands.
Name in Spanish: Pato-Silbón Canelo.
Sub-species: Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) (Vieillot, 1816)
Meaning of Name: Dendrocygna: Gr. dendros= tree; and cygna, cygnus= related to a swan. bicolor: L. bi = two; and color= color, bicolor = two colors.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 11/09/2014.