SOUTH AMERICA ZONE
(WWT Slimbridge)

Pampas Pen Zone       Swan Lake

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


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SOUTH AMERICA ZONE
(WWT Slimbridge)
Pampas Pen Zone       Swan Lake
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South America Zone, ©Nigel Key

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

Photographs ©Nigel Key, click image to enlarge.
 (Slimbridge 04-06-10) Crested Screamer     Information
(Chauna Torquata)

The Crested Screamer, also known as the Southern Screamer, is found in Southeastern Peru, Northern Bolivia, Paraguay, Southern Brazil, Uruguay and North Argentina.
 (Slimbridge 15-08-11) Brazilian Teal     Information
(Amazonetta Brasiliensis)

The Brazilian Teal or Brazilian Duck, is a dabbling duck found in South America.
 (Slimbridge 25-03-11) Patagonian Cr. Duck     Information
(Lophonetta Specularioides Specularioides)

The Patagonian Crested Duck is native to southern South America, found in Chile, Argentina and the Falkland Islands.
 (Slimbridge 25-03-11) Chiloe Wigeon     Information
(Anas Sibilatrix)

The Chiloe Wigeon, also known as the Southern Wigeon, is a dabbling duck of South America.
 (Slimbridge 15-08-11) W.I. Whistling Duck     Information
(Dendrocygna Arborea)

The West Indian Whistling Duck, also known as the Black Billed Whistling Duck or Cuban Whistling Duck, is native to the West Indies.
 (Slimbridge 09-04-11) Red Shoveler     Information
(Anas Platalea)

The Red Shoveler, also known as the Red Shoveller, is a dabbling duck of the Anas genus found in South America.
 (Slimbridge 08-09-12) Andean Goose     Information
(Chloephaga Melanoptera)

The Andean Goose is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae and the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae.
 (Slimbridge 01-10-11) Chilean Flamingo     Information
(Phoenicopterus Chilensis)

The Chilean Flamingo is closely related to the American Flamingo and the Greater Flamingo.
Black Bellied Whistling Duck (Slimbridge 26-07-13) Black Bellied Whist. Duck     Information
(Dendrocygna Autumnalis)

The Black-bellied Whistling Duck is also called the Black-bellied Tree Duck. .
Cinnamon Teal (Slimbridge May 2013) Cinnamon Teal     Information
(Anas Cyanoptera)

The Cinnamon Teal is a dabbling duck widely seen in North and South America and are also rare visitors to the East coast of the United States.
Muscovy Duck (Slimbridge September 2013) Muscovy Duck     Information
(Cairina Moschata)

The Muscovy Duck is a large perching duck native to Mexico, Central and South America.
Orinoco Goose (Slimbridge April 2013) Orinoco Goose     Information
(Neochen Jubata)

The Orinoco Goose is a member of the shelduck subfamily and the only living member of the Neochen genus. During flight it looks more like a goose than a duck hence the name.
 (Slimbridge 07-08-09) Black-necked Swan     Information
(Cygnus Melancoryphus)

The Black Necked Swan’s nearest relatives are the Black Swan and The mute swan all of which are mostly silent.





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