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 36 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 9 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 8 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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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 36 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
Just the head
Locality Racconigi, Piedmont Region, Italy
Cristiano Crolle 22 May 2013 2 years ago 4.1
call Locality Los Llanos, Venezuela
Joe Klaiber 1 year 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