The Lesser Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna javanica), also known as Indian Whistling Duck or Lesser Whistling Teal, is a species of whistling duck that breeds in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. They are nocturnal feeders and during the day may be found in flocks around lakes and wet paddy fields. They can perch on trees and sometimes build their nest in the hollow of a tree. This brown and long-necked duck has broad wings that are visible in flight and produces a loud two-note wheezy call. It has a chestnut rump, differentiating it from its larger relative, the Fulvous Whistling Duck, which has creamy white.
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aliabazari (16053) 2012-10-08 20:17
Hi Rise Ahmed
Registration unique and fascinating nature. Clarity and sharp colors. Well done.
Thank you for registering for this beautiful picture.
jadesgran (5369) 2012-10-08 22:10
I love this picture of these fasinating ducks.
You have captured the scene very well with the difficult contrasting colours of the white flowers and the black of the ducks.
CLODO (32204) 2012-10-09 0:35
it's interesting to see the different phases of landing in one shot. We feel they are going to crash in the flowers.
jrleborgne (1554) 2014-05-22 12:27
Thank you for this smart photograph because of its poetical theme and beautiful colours.
Moreover, your note is quite interesting.
- Copyright: Zahoor Ahmed (zahoor_salmi) (1053)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-10-07
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon 40D, 400mm F5.6L
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-08 20:08