Definition of West Indian whistling-duck
- The West Indian whistling-duck … is a Caribbean endemic species that is considered endangered throughout its range.
- —Wendy A. Lee, in The Earliest Inhabitants: The Dynamics of the Jamaican Taíno, 2006
- The only duck that breeds in the Cayman Islands is the long-legged West Indian whistling duck … which resembles a goose.
- —Paris Permenter and John Bigley, Adventure Guide to the Cayman Islands, 2008
- Rare West Indian tree ducks … and the largest bird sanctuary in the Caribbean attest to our dedication to wildlife preservation.
- —Lionel A. Hurst, in New York Times, 10 May 1989