"By Don Faulkner (Fulvous Whistling-Duck) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
N & S America, Africa and Asia. Resident in southern USA, northern and eastern South America, sub-Saharan Africa and India.
Four at Ditchford and Stanwick Gravel Pits in Northants on 1st October 1997, 1 on the Tweed estuary in April 2000 one at Ravensthorpe Reservoir in March 2002, 1 on the Nene Washes in Feb 2003. The species is commonly held in captivity and highly unlikely to occur here naturally.