Plumed Whistling Duck - Dendrocygna eytoni

Length 1.4-2.0 ft (41.9-61.0 cm)
Wingspan 2.5-3.0 ft (75.0-90.0 cm)
Clutch Size 8-14
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Plumed Whistling Duck is also called the Grass Whistle Duck. It breeds in New Guinea and Australia. The sexes are similar in appearance. They mainly eat grass.

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