Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Lesser Whistling-Duck
Lesser Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna javanica
Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Whistling Duck, Lesser Whistling-duck, Indian Whistling-duck, Javan Whistling-duck, Lesser Whistling Teal, Lesser Tree-duck, Indian Tree-duck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Pakistan (s. Sind, Thatta district, Badin), Nepal (Kosi Barrage), India (Alipore Zoo, Calcutta), Sri Lanka, Andaman and Nicobar Is., Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Malaya, Cambodia, Laos, n. and s. Vietnam, Hainan n. to s. China (Yunnan, Kwangsi, Kwangtung and Fukien to the lower Yangtze River), Taiwan and Indonesia including Sumatra (Bangka, Belitung, Mentawai Is.), w. Java, sw. Borneo (Bandjarmasin, Bangkau Lake, Bako National Park), w. Lesser Sundas (Sumbawa and Flores Is.).
Formerly Okinawa in the Ryukyu Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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