The fulvous whistling duck is actually more closely related to geese than to true ducks. They pair for life and both parents care for the young.
This is one of the most widespread waterfowl in the world. These birds can be found in the rice fields of Louisiana.
Marshlands, lagoons, lakes and ponds
Seeds, grains and aquatic invertebrates
North, Central & South America, Africa, Asia
Adults / Teens: $8.75
Ages 2 - 12: $5.75
Ages 1 & Under: FREE
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