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Andean Flamingo Zone
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Back from the Brink
Flamingo Lagoon
Geese of the World Zone
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Otter Pool Zone
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South America Zone
Swan Lake
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Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
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American Wood Duck (Aix Sponsa)
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Canada Goose (Branta Canadensis)
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Eider (Somateria Mollissima)
Goldeneye (Bucephala Clangula)
Greylag Goose (Anser Anser)
Hawaiian Goose (Nene) (Branta Sandvicensis)
Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus Minor)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Mandarin (Aix Galericulata)
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Pochard (Aythya Ferina)
Red Crested Pochard (Netta Rufina)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura Jamaicensis)
Shelduck (Tadorna Tadorna)
Smew (Mergellus Albellus)
Tufted Duck (Aythya Fuligula)
White Headed Duck (Oxyura Leucocephala)

(WWT Slimbridge)
Geese of the World    North America Zone
Lesser Flamingo Zone
Slimbridge - Lesser Flamingo Zone (September 2012) Slimbridge - Lesser Flamingo Zone (September 2012) Slimbridge - Lesser Flamingo Zone (September 2012)
Slimbridge Zone, ©Nigel Key

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

Photographs ©Nigel Key, click image to enlarge.
Lesser Flamingo (Slimbridge 26-05-12) Lesser Flamingo     Information
(Phoenicopterus Minor)

The Lesser Flamingo is the smallest species of the Flamingo from sub-Saharan Africa and India.
African Black Duck (Slimbridge 25-05-13) African Black Duck     Information
(Anas Sparsa)

The African Black Duck is of the genus Anas and is genetically closest to the Mallard but with different behavior and plumage. It has been placed in the subgenus 'Melananas' pending further research.
Red Billed Teal (Slimbridge March 2012) Red Billed Teal     Information
(Anas Erythrorhyncha)

The Red Billed Teal, also known as the Red Billed Duck, is a dabbling duck from Africa and is similar to the White Cheeked Pintail.
Southern Pochard (Slimbridge May 2012) Southern Pochard     Information
(Netta Erythrophthalma)

The Southern Pochard is a diving duck and feeds by dabbling or up-ending or diving mainly at night.
Black Crowned Crane (Slimbridge March 2014) Black Crowned Crane     Information
(Balearica Pavonina)

The Black Crowned Crane is a crane and a member of the Gruidae family and is closely related to the Grey Crowned Crane.
Grey Crowned Crane (Slimbridge August 2010) Grey Crowned Crane     Information
(Balearica Regulorum)

The Grey-Crowned Crane is the national bird of Uganda and features on the country's flag.
Comb Duck (Slimbridge March 2014) Comb Duck     Information
(Sarkidiornis Melanotos)

The Comb Duck, or Knob Billed Duck, is pan-tropic found in the tropical wetlands of Africa, Madagascar, South Asia and South America.
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.

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