ANDEAN FLAMINGO ZONE
(WWT Slimbridge)

Caribbean Flamingo Zone       Asia Zone

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WWT SLIMBRIDGE ZONES
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Asia Zone
Australia Zone
Back from the Brink Zone
Flamingo Lagoon
Geese of the World Zone
Lesser Flamingo Zone
North America Zone
Otter Pool Zone
Pampas Pen
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Swan Lake
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Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
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ANDEAN FLAMINGO ZONE
(WWT Slimbridge)
Caribbean Flamingo Zone       Asia Zone
Andean Flamingo Zone
Andean Flamingo Zone (November 2013) Andean Flamingo Zone (November 2013) Andean Flamingo Zone (November 2013)
Andean Flamingo Zone, ©Nigel Key - November 2013

The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Andean Flamingo Zone at WWT Slimbridge: -

Photographs ©Nigel Key, click image to enlarge.
Andean Flamingo (Slimbridge June 2009) Andean Flamingo     Information
(Phoenicopterus Andinus)

The Andean Flamingo is closely related to the Jamesís Flamingo and is one of the rarest Flamingos in the World.
James's Flamingo (Slimbridge October 2012) James's Flamingo     Information
(Phoenicoparrus Jamesi)

The James's Flamingo is also known as the Puna Flamingo. It populates the altitudes of the Andean plateaus of Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina .....
South Georgian Pintail (Slimbridge September 2013) South Georgian Pintail     Information
(Anas Georgica Georgica)

The South Georgian Pintail, also known as the South Georgian Teal, is a dabbling duck.
In the late 19th Century, the pintails were considered common, however, by the early 20th Century the population had been .....
Blue Winged Goose (Slimbridge March 2012) Blue Winged Goose     Information
(Cyanochen Cyanoptera)

The Blue Winged Goose is endemic to Ethiopia and is the only member of the Cyanochen genus.
Black-Headed Duck (Slimbridge May 2015) Black-Headed Duck     Information
(Heteronetta Atricapilla)

The Black-Headed duck is related to the stiff tail duck, though it lacks the stiff tail and swollen bill and is the only member of the Heteronetta genus from South America.
 (Slimbridge 09-04-11) Rosybill     Information
(Vetta Peposaca)

The Rosybill, also known as the Rosybill Pochard, is from South America. And although classed as a diving duck the Rosybill is often seen feeding by dabbling or Grazing.





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