orange billed duck

by Cheryl Shine
(Houston)

About 4 years ago some brown ducks with orange bills and orange feet came and nested in my tree. I had never seen them before. They come back every year and now there are about 30 of them. I can't find them in any book. They don't quack they squeak at eack other. They have a white strip on their wings. And are very loud. I would like to make nesting places for them but I have no idea what they like; they fight over my one hole in my tree.

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Dec 27, 2014
sun city center fl NEW
by: orange

Have about 50 ducks in my yard. Feeding on insects, grass and bird seed. Never seen them before

Jun 25, 2014
Black bellied whistling-ducks
by: Anoncillsymous

Two showed up in my yard today. Never saw them before. They ate seed under my bird feeder and squeezed all day!

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Black-bellied whistling duck
by: Phil Eddings

I have two nesting in my palm tree. They are members of the geese family...

Apr 03, 2012
black-bellied whistling ducks
by: HossC

That's what they sound like to me. Check out:
Www.allaboutbirds.com
You should be able to get some good pictures & info.

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