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Tree-duck, Fulvous bird pictures


Tree-duck, Fulvous bird picturesFULVOUS TREE-DUCK
178. Dendrocygna bicolor. 22 inches.

In form this duck is much like the last, but in color is more of a rufous all over, being darkest on the upper parts. It has no white markings. It is fully as abundant as the preceding and is found farther north and west to the Pacific coast in southern California.

Nest. - Their nesting habits; their eggs and the size of them are identical with the former. As many as 32 eggs have been found in one nest, but these were probably laid by two birds.