Several adults with Wandering Whistling Duck on lake

Several adults with Wandering Whistling Duck on lake
Species: Green Pygmy-goose   Nettapus pulchellus
Author: ColinTrainor
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Added to IBC: 6 Dec 2013 - 05:53
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Altitude (m): 
335 meters


Only recently recorded for Timor, regular on Lake Iralalaro with birds seen in pairs and where they possibly breed: Trainor, C. R. (2005). Waterbirds and coastal seabirds of Timor-Leste (East Timor): status and distribution from surveys in August 2002-December 2004. Forktail. 21, 61-78.


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ColinTrainor, IBC1217900. Accessible at

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ColinTrainor, IBC1217900. Video of Green Pygmy-goose Nettapus pulchellus at Lake Iralalaro, Timor. Accessible at

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