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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
If a human baby weighed 7 pounds at birth and grew at the same rate as a caterpillar it would weigh 189,000 pounds when fully grown.
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