Duck, White-Faced Whistling
14 - 18 inches
17.5 - 29 ounces
Grass, seeds, and aquatic mollusks.
Status: Least Concern
Costa Rica to northern Argentina and Uruguay; also parts of Africa.
Faces of the Rainforest
In response to seasonal fluctuations in food and water availability, the white-faced whistling-duck may undertake short migrations and travel as far as 300 miles in search of favorable foraging grounds.