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The spotted whistling duck (Dendrocygna guttata) is a member of the duck family Anatidae.

Spotted whistling duck
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Genus: Dendrocygna
Species:
D. guttata
Binomial name
Dendrocygna guttata
Schlegel, 1866

It is distributed throughout the southern Philippines, Wallacea and New Guinea. It has recently colonised Australia, with a small population now resident at Weipa on the western coast of Cape York Peninsula.

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Dendrocygna guttata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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