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Is a whistling-duck that breeds from the southernmost United States and tropical Central to south-central South America. The Black-bellied Whistling-duck is an unusual species among North American waterfowl and is not considered to be of conservation concern.
The habitat is quiet shallow freshwater ponds, lakes, and marshes, cultivated land or reservoirs with plentiful vegetation, where this duck feeds mainly at night on seeds and other plant food.
These ducks ware photographed at the Barranquilla zoo. This ones are babies, and when they grow up they will look like this: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/568...