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Dendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot, 1816)
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Family: Anatidae
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© Greg Lavaty  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #9253)

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Distribution of Dendrocygna bicolor in British Columbia
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Introduction


This southern duck is known in B.C. from a single historical record. California populations of this species, which are presumably the origin of the individuals that occurred in B.C., have declined precipitously during the past century and today are nearly extirpated from the state. As such, it is highly unlikely that any additional observations of this bird will be made in this province.

1.(11) adults; September 20, 1905; Port Alberni

(Toochin and Fenneman 2008).

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
COSEWIC
NativeSNAAccidentalNot Listed
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General References


Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-07-21 3:29:14 AM]
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