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Species profile—Dendrocygna eytoni (plumed whistling-duck)


Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (ducks, geese and swans) → Dendrocygna eytoni (plumed whistling-duck)

Photo of Dendrocygna eytoni (plumed whistling-duck) - Queensland Government,1988
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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Aves (birds)
Anatidae (ducks, geese and swans)
Scientific name
Dendrocygna eytoni (Eyton, 1838)
Common name
plumed whistling-duck
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
grass whistle-duck
plumed whistling duck
Eytons' tree duck
plumed tree duck
whistling duck
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

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This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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