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The Lesser whistling-duck (Dendrocygna javanica) belongs to the family Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Lesser whistling-duck taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of birds related to ducks, geese and swans. The family Anatidae comprises 146 species in 43 genera. It comprises seven subfamilies, including Dendrocygninae.

The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836)[1], an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The subfamily Dendrocygninae was described by Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (January 8, 1793 – March 17, 1879), a German botanist and ornithologist, in the year 1850. It comprise the genus Dendrocygna.

The genus Dendrocygna was first described by William John Swainson FLS, FRS (8 October 1789 – 6 December 1855), an English ornithologist and entomologist, in the year 1837.

The genus Dendrocygna comprises eight species, including Dendrocygna javanica. The species Dendrocygna javanica was described by Thomas Horsfield M.D. (May 12, 1773 – July 24, 1859), an American physician and naturalist, in year 1821.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Dendrocygna javanica
Species:D. javanica
Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
1.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by Crrenjith

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2.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by J.M.Garg

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3.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by Yiwenyiwen.

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4.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by Darren

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5.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by Jason Thompson

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6.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
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7.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by David J. Stang

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8.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by Olaf Oliviero Riemer

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9.Lesser whistling-duck - Dendrocygna javanica
Images by Sarala Gamage
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Author: Sarala Gamage | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 7/13/18
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