Saturday, August 16, 2014

White-faced whistling duck

A group of White-faced whistling ducks on a small lake near rice fields in Gambia. They are common birds and can be found in many wet environments. The white face is a good contrast to the dark plumage and make them easy to identify.

White-faced whistling ducks in Gambia

White-faced whistling ducks on a lake

Flock of White-faced whistling ducks

White-faced whistling ducks on a lake in Gambia

19 comments:

  1. Oh wow, they are gorgeous ducks.. Beautiful photos and a great sighting... Thank you for sharing your post with Saturday's Critters. Have a happy weekend!

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  2. they are marvelous! my black-bellied whistlers are making a racket outside my window as i type this. :)

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  3. Beautiful birds. I have never seen these ducks before.

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  4. They are gorgeous ! Beautiful shots !

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  5. Beautiful birds. Another I have never seen before. Thanks for stopping by my blog today. :-)

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  6. Beautiful ducks. Nature's mimes maybe?

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  7. OMG; I smiled with their LOVELY white face SO cute ♪♪♪ No, never seen either :-)

    Sincerely from Japan to my friend, xoxo Miyako*

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  8. Lovely looking ducks, and great pictures.

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  9. Very interesting ducks, and they seem so congenial together. The white faces remind me of Puritans.

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  10. Very unique [and beautiful[ ducks!!!!

    Thanks for sharing your link this weekend at the Bird D'Pot.

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  11. well, that´s a cool duck. Can´t remember seeing it before. Maybe it tries to look like a Barnacle goose. :)

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  12. what beautiful and unusual ducks! love the photos.

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  13. What pretty ducks, great shots. :)

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  14. Beautiful ducks! Photos are awesome!

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