A fairly new arrival on the Louisiana waterfowl scene is the black bellied whistling duck, which provides some good eating, according to LDWF waterfowl study leader Larry Reynolds.
Are whistling ducks aggressive?
Whistling ducks are sociable though aggressive. The sexes are nearly identical in plumage and behaviour, which includes mutual preening in some species. … Although several species nest in hollow trees, ground sites are more often used.
Can ducks sit on power lines?
Birds have no problem sitting, unruffled, on the high-voltage power lines you often see lining the road. This ability has nothing to do with them being birds, explains Ranbel Sun ’10, MNG ’13, a recent grad in electrical engineering who currently teaches at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.
Can you shoot black bellied whistling ducks in Louisiana?
All other species have a bag limit equal to the total daily bag limit for ducks, which is currently six per day. For example, up to six gadwall, green-winged teal, blue-winged teal, shovelers, ring-necked ducks and black-bellied whistling ducks can be taken in a total daily bag of six ducks.