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New Orleans, Louisiana


Make Nikon D1X
Lens Nikkor AF VR 80-400 mm f/4.5-5.6D   at 465 mm
Exposure 1/125 s, f/5.6, ISO not availableá
Image size 800 x 509 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Anseriformes   Family  Anatidae

Deutsch  Rotschnabel-Pfeifgans Dutch  Zwartbuikfluiteend
Italian  Dendrocigna pancianera Spanish  SuirirÝ Piquirrojo


A whistling duck which breeds from the southernmost United States to south-central South America. A large population of several hundred winter in Audubon Park in New Orleans, where these birds were photographed.


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Black-bellied Whistling Duck
Dendrocygna autumnalis
Dendrocygne Ó ventre noir

Jean-Michel PAULUS