Whistling Ducks are charming, handsome, and downright cute ducks! I took these pictures in Lake County, Florida a few weeks ago. A small flock of Black-bellied Whistling Ducks (That is their full unscientific name) are here all year around while other flocks come and go, migrating to our warm Winter climate seasonally. The Whistlers are usually found around our larger marshes and lakes and not around the smaller park ponds in this area of Lake County. Too much hustle and bustle and competition from the numerous Mottled Ducks and Ibises. Please click on the thumbnail image to see a slightly larger picture.
Here are the answers to Monday’s little quiz: A. Black-bellied Whistling Ducks. B. Hooded Mergansers. C. Mourning Dove. D. Northern Mockingbird or Mockingbird. E. Florida Mottled Ducks or Mottled Ducks. F. White Ibis or American White Ibis (a juvenile). G. Wood Stork. H. Great Horned Owls (these are babies or Owlets). I hope you enjoyed playing the game!