Black-bellied Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) - HBW 1, p. 577
French: Dendrocygne à bec rouge
German: Rotschnabel Pfeifgans
Spanish: Suirirí Piquirrojo
Other common names: Black-bellied/Red-billed Tree Duck, Red-billed Whistling-duck
Taxonomy: Anas autumnalis Linnaeus, 1758, America.
Origin of type specimen unclear, leading to confusion over correct allocation of nominate subspecies; northern race alternatively labelled fulgens.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- autumnalis (Linnaeus, 1758) - SE Texas to C Panama.
- discolor P.L. Sclater & Salvin, 1873 - E Panama to South America, S to Ecuador in the W and N Argentina in the E.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 35 videos
bird sitting on a tree trunk Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 17 July 2012 3 years ago 21 sec 4.6
A pair with seven juveniles in the water Locality Country Club, Cozumel Island, Quintana Roo State, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico (Southern) (ssp autumnalis)
Josep del Hoyo 22 September 2006 8 years ago 40 sec 4.5
Two birds perched on a dead tree Locality Aquidauna, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil (ssp discolor)
Josep del Hoyo 8 January 2005 8 years ago 31 sec 4.5
Group Locality Estancia El Dorado, Cayastá, Santa Fe Province, Argentina
Martin Manassero 26 November 2012 3 years ago 34 sec 4.4
A large flock of birds on the water Locality San Blas, Nayarit State, Mexico (Northern) (ssp autumnalis)
Paul Clarke 14 March 2001 7 years ago 15 sec 4.4
A young bird on a trunk over water. Locality Girardot, Cundinamarca Department, Colombia
Pere Sugranyes 25 October 2012 3 years ago 43 sec 4.3
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A flock in flight.
Locality Loreto, Beni Department, Bolivia (ssp discolor)
Joe Tobias 28 September 2005 4 years ago 5
An adult in flight.
Locality Lafreniere Park, Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Alexander Viduetsky 29 September 2013 2 years ago 4.7
A pair at the nest.
Locality Linhares, Espirito Santo State, Brazil (ssp discolor)
Justiniano Magnago 15 January 2014 1 year ago 4.6
A pair, at Tintinal lagoon
Locality Sanare, Lara State, Venezuela
Alfredo Rosas 20 August 2015 24 weeks ago 4.3
Ducks resting at swamp edge.
Locality Florida, USA (United States) (ssp autumnalis)
ddarbela 7 July 2011 4 years ago 4.3
Locality Macouria, French Guiana (ssp discolor)
Patrick Ingremeau 22 January 2009 5 years ago 4.3
call Locality Los Llanos, Venezuela
Joe Klaiber 46 weeks ago 4.5
Calls of groups of birds flying and landing in trees.
Locality Pantanos del Usumacincta, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern)
Josep del Hoyo 13 April 2009 6 years ago 4
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A flock about 20 birds calls in flying near a wetland of Pantanal. Locality Pousada Do Rio Mutum, Barão de Melgaço, Pantanal, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 May 2006 3 years ago 0