What Bird is This?

by Bob
(North Fort Myers, FL)

In our 12 years in southwest Florida we've never seen this bird before. Can't find it in Peterson or on the www. It appears to be a migratory water fowl, but we're not sure. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!!!

I believe it is a
Black-bellied Whistling Duck.
Black-bellied Whistling Duck

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Jun 17, 2016
Wow new comers NEW
by: Marjorie

Saw 4 of these in Bradenton fla on 6-17-16 never seen them here before.

Aug 03, 2010
Thank You
by: Bob

Thanks very much!

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