fulvous whistling–duck

noun
variants: or

fulvous whistling duck

less commonly

fulvous tree duck

Definition of fulvous whistling–duck

  1. :  a chiefly yellowish to reddish brown widespread whistling-duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) typically of tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, Asia, and Africa that is most active at night A fulvous whistling-duck—an incredibly rare species in Indiana—has been reported at Goose Pond … — Dawn Hewitt, Herald-Times (Bloomington, Indiana), 4 July 2010 And we spotted a couple alligators, a green-back heron, several flocks of lingering waterfowl including a flight of fulvous whistling ducks … — Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller Times, 3 May 2009

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First Known Use of fulvous whistling–duck

1872


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