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Black-bellied whistling duck        Images © Mark A. Chappell

Black-bellied whistling ducks are attractive birds found from the southern US into Latin America.   As their name suggests, they are often found roosting in trees.   These were photographed in and around Cali, Colombia, and in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

  • Canon 1D2 or 7D2; 500 mm IS lens plus 3X converter or 800 mm IS lens or 100-400 Mk II + 1.4X converter, fill-in flash (2004, 2015, 2016)