FLAMINGO LAGOON
(WWT Slimbridge)

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WWT SLIMBRIDGE ZONES
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Andean Flamingo Zone
Asia Zone
Australia Zone
Flamingo Lagoon
Geese of the World Zone
Lesser Flamingo Zone
North America Zone
Otter Pool Zone
Pampas Pen
South America Zone
Swan Lake
Tropical House
Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
Caribbean Flamingo Zone


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FLAMINGO LAGOON
(WWT Slimbridge)
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Flamingo Lagoon
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Flamingo Lagoon, ©Nigel Key - November 2013

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

Photographs ©Nigel Key, click image to enlarge.
Cape Teal (Slimbridge October 2011) Cape Teal     Information
(Anas Capensis)

The Cape Teal is a dabbling duck of sub-saharan Africa.
The Cape Teal is similar to the Red Billed Teal but has a Pink rather than Red bill and lacks the dark cap and White cheeks.
Greater Flamingo (Slimbridge November 2013) Greater Flamingo     Information
(Phoenicopterus Roseus)

The Greater Flamingo is the largest species of Flamingo and is closely related to the American Flamingo and the Chilean Flamingo.
Maccoa Duck (Slimbridge June 2009) Maccoa Duck     Information
(Oxyura Maccoa)

The Maccoa Duck is a ‘Stiff-tail’ Duck, which is a diver from Africa.
South African Shelduck (Slimbridge August 2011) South African Shelduck     Information
(Tadorna Cana)

The South African Shelduck, also known as the Cape Shelduck, is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae and is classed as a Shelduck.
Yellow Billed Duck (Slimbridge October 2011) Yellow Billed Duck     Information
(Anas Undulata)

The Yellow Billed Duck is a dabbling duck from Southern and Eastern Africa.
There are two sub-species of the Yellow Billed Duck, namely the Northern Yellow Billed Duck and the Southern Yellow Billed Duck.
White Faced Whistling Duck (Slimbridge 25-03-11) W/Faced Whistling Duck     Information
(Dendrocygna Viduata)


The White Faced Whistling Duck, also known as White Faced tree Duck or White Faced Duck, is a Whistling Duck from tropical parts of South America and Africa.





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