BLACK BELLIED WHISTLING DUCK (COMING AUTUMN 2023)

Size

Typical Adult is 48-53cm (22-26in).


Food

Mainly aquatic vegetation, seeds, rice, grain, also occasional molluscs, and insects.


Habitat/Range

Shallow lakes, marshes, ponds, cultivated land, and reservoirs in south USA to central and south America. It is not precisely known the extent that southern populations migrate northwards.


Breeding

April to October in USA, and September in Brazil.


Eggs

12 to 16 (whitish colour).


£130 per pair (COMING AUTUMN 2023)