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White-faced Whistling Duck

This bird is also known as the whistling duck for its high-pitched call.

These birds gather in flocks numbering in the hundreds and forage primarily at night.

HABITATFresh water lakes, marshes, swamps, and flood plains
DIETGrasses, seeds, rice, pondweed and tubers
LIFE ExpectancyUnknown

Fun Fact
Timber rattlesnake mothers stay with their young until their first shed at 7-10 days. At this point they develop their first rattle.
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