Meet Our Animals > Spotted Whistling Duck
Quick Facts
Native to Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines
Primary Diet Short grass and food in water
Adult Weight 2 pounds
Lifespan 4 to 5 years
Status Least Concern

Spotted Whistling Duck

You guessed it! The spotted whistling duck is known for whistling and its spots. The spots are found on the neck, breast, and sides of its lower belly. Males and females look similar, but the young ducks don’t have as many spots.


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Herb and Nada Mahler Family Aviary

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