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GEESE OF THE WORLD
Geese Of The World Zone - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Geese Of The World Zone - (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Geese Of The World Zone - (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Ashy-Headed Goose Enclosure - (March 2019) ©Nigel Key
Lesser Whistling Duck Enclosure - (May 2013) ©Nigel Key
Mandarin, Baikal Teal, Ferruginous Duck Enclosure - (May 2013) ©Nigel Key
Cape Barren Goose Enclosure - (August 2016) ©Nigel Key
Freckled Duck, Spotted Whistling Duck Enclosure - (April 2013) ©Nigel Key
Andean Goose Enclosure - (March 2019) ©Nigel Key
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ZONE WILDFOWL

The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Geese Of The World Zone at WWT Slimbridge, click image for information: -
Andean Goose (WWT Slimbridge March 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Andean Goose
The Andean Goose is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae and the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae.
Ashy-Headed Goose (WWT Slimbridge March 2017) - pic by Nigel Key
Ashy-Headed Goose
The Ashy-Headed Goose is a sheldgoose of the sub family Tadorninae. They are hardy and particularly agressive in the breeding season.
Baikal Teal (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Baikal Teal
The Baikal Teal, also known as the Bimaculate Duck or squawk Duck, is a dabbling duck.
Cape Barren Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Cape Barren Goose
The Cape Barren Goose, also known as the Pig Goose, is resident in Southern Australian and was named after Cape Barren Island where they were first sighted by European explorers.
Demoiselle Crane (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Demoiselle Crane
The Demoiselle Crane is found in central Eurasia and is the smallest of the Cranes. It is similar in appearance to the Common Crane but is slightly smaller.
Emperor Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Emperor Goose
The Emperor Goose can be found in Alaska and Russia where it breeds mainly around the Bering Sea.
Ferruginous Duck (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Ferruginous Duck
The Ferruginous Duck, also known as the Ferruginous Pochard, is a diving duck from Eurasia.
Freckled Duck (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Freckled Duck
A distant relative of geese and swans, their ducklings resemble tiny cygnets. They travel great distances to avoid drought and breed from June to December.
Hawaiian Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Hawaiian Goose
The Hawaiian Goose, also known as the Nene, is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Kauai and Hawaii.
Lesser Whistling Duck (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Lesser Whistling Duck
The Lesser Whistling Duck is also known as the Indian Whistling Duck or Indian Whistling Teal. They feed during the night and are found resting in flocks around Lakes and Paddy fields during the day.
Lesser White-Fronted Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Lesser White-Fronted Goose
The Lesser white Fronted Goose, which is closely related to the White Fronted Goose, is found in northernmost Asia.
Magellan Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Magellan Goose
The Magellan Goose, also known as the Upland Goose, is a sheldgoose and is indigenous to the southern part of South America.
Mandarin Duck (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Mandarin Duck
The Mandarin or Mandarin Duck is a perching duck and is closely related to the North American Wood Duck.
Marbled Teal (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Marbled Teal
The Marbled Teal or Marbled Duck, generally feeds by dabbling but is actually classed as a diving duck.
Red-Breasted Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Red-Breasted Goose
The Red Breasted goose is native to Eurasia and is of the Branta genus and is a relative of the Brent Goose, despite its appearance.
Ross's Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Ross's Goose
The Rossís Goose belongs to the Chen genus and is native to North America and Canada.
Ruddy-Headed Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Ruddy-Headed Goose
The Ruddy-Headed Goose is a sheldgoose of the sub family Tadorninae, which breeds in southern most South America.
Snow Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Snow Goose
The Snow Goose is a member of the Chen genus and has two sub-species, namely the Greater Snow Goose and the Lesser Snow Goose.
 (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Spotted Whistling Duck
The Spotted Whistling Duck is named after their White spots and shrill whistling call.
 (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Spur-Winged Goose
The Spur Winged Goose is a member of the Shelduck and goose family Anatidae but classed in a sub-family Plectropterinae.
Swan Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
Swan Goose
The Swan Goose is a rare Goose from Mongolia, Northern China and Southeast Russia.
White-Fronted Goose (WWT Slimbridge  20) - pic by Nigel Key
White-Fronted Goose
The White Fronted Goose, also known as the Greater white Fronted Goose, is a member of the Anser genus which consists largely of Grey plumage.
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WWT SLIMBRIDGE ZONES

WWT Slimbridge is divided into various Zones and places of interest. The links below contain information on wildfowl that can be found in each Zone: -
Andean Flamingo Zone
Asia Zone
Australia Zone
Back From The Brink
Flamingo Lagoon
Geese Of The World
Lesser Flamingo Zone
North America Zone
Otter Pool Zone
Pampas Pen Zone
South America Zone
Swan Lake Zone
Tropical House
Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
Caribbean Flamingo Zone




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