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 Post subject: Duck, Fulvous Whistling
Unread postPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:01 pm 
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One of the most widespread species of waterfowl in the world, the Fulvous Whistling Duck is a summer breeding migrant to southern Africa. They are found on the African, Asian and the two American continents.

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This handsome duck is usually very tough to get close too, so when I found this confident little pod at a small wetland at Austin Roberts, I appreciated the opportunity to get close-ups.

In South Africa they are infrequently seen in the north eastern sector. They seem to like the central highlands (Gauteng) where they are often a common sight.

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 Post subject: Re: Duck, Fulvous Whistling
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Johan :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :cam:


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 Post subject: Re: Duck, Fulvous Whistling
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Stunning picture Johan! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Duck, Fulvous Whistling
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Nice one Johan,

Here is my contribution from a little farm dam close to Paarl

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Fulvous Duck, Paarl, December 2013 by roelofvdb, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Duck, Fulvous Whistling
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Als a great picture, thanks for sharing :clap: :clap:


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 Post subject: Re: Duck, Fulvous Whistling
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Awesome picture Imax! :clap: :clap:

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