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 24 videos
Two birds sleeping at the water's edge Locality London Wetland Centre, London, England, Great Britain (ssp autumnalis)
Josep del Hoyo 5 November 2005 7 years ago 24 sec 3.2
A group on the ground Locality Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas, USA (United States) (ssp autumnalis)
Cagan H Sekercioglu 11 March 2003 9 years ago 22 sec 3.2
Two adult birds Locality Rio Claro, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp discolor)
Carlos Gussoni 1 February 2011 2 years ago 31 sec 3.2
Flocks in trees and flying. Locality Pantanos del Usumacincta, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern) (ssp autumnalis)
Josep del Hoyo 13 April 2009 3 years ago 42 sec 3
A group of birds preening at waters edge, late afternoon Locality Albrook, Panama City, Panama Province, Panama (ssp autumnalis)
Charlotte Elton 16 May 2007 5 years ago 1 min 17 sec 2.6
The black-bellied whistling tree ducks winter in New Orleans here at Audubon Park/ Locality New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (United States) (ssp autumnalis)
GaryClements 19 March 2011 2 years ago 16 sec 2.3
PhotosSee all 68 photos
They at Wild Fowl Trust..
Locality Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago (ssp discolor)
SIRROYALTY 28 October 2010 2 years ago 3.6
Around the pond
Locality Alajuela Province, Costa Rica
Marc FASOL 23 August 2012 23 weeks ago 3.5
A flock in flight.
Locality Loreto, Beni Department, Bolivia (ssp discolor)
Joe Tobias 28 September 2005 1 year ago 3.5
Locality Cosigüina, Chinandega Department, Nicaragua (ssp autumnalis)
Orlando Jarquín G. 24 September 2011 1 year ago 3.5
a loud adult perched in a tree
Locality Osa Peninsula, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
suong le 12 July 2008 1 year ago 3.4
Locality Bahías de Huatulco, Oaxaca State, Mexico (Southern)
ERICK NOE TAPIA BANDA 19 September 2002 25 weeks ago 3.4
Calls of groups of birds flying and landing in trees.
Locality Pantanos del Usumacincta, Chiapas State, Mexico (Southern)
Josep del Hoyo 13 April 2009 3 years ago 3
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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 29 weeks ago 0