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South America Zone - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
South America Zone - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
South America Zone - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
South America Zone - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
South America Zone - WWT Slimbridge (May 2015) ©Nigel Key
South America Zone - WWT Slimbridge (May 2015) ©Nigel Key
South America Zone (WWT Slimbridge)
South America Zone.
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The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the South America Zone at WWT Slimbridge, click image for information: -
Black-Bellied Whistling Duck (WWT Slimbridge October 2012) - pic by Nigel Key
Black-Bellied Whistling Duck
The Black-bellied Whistling Duck is also called the Black-bellied Tree Duck.
Black-Headed Duck (WWT Slimbridge May 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
Black-Headed Duck
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.
Black-Necked Swan (WWT Slimbridge November 2017) - pic by Nigel Key
Black-Necked Swan
The Black Necked Swans nearest relatives are the Black Swan and The mute swan all of which are mostly silent.
Brazilian Teal (WWT Slimbridge May 2012) - pic by Nigel Key
Brazilian Teal
The Brazilian Teal or Brazilian Duck, is a dabbling duck found in South America.
Chilean Flamingo (WWT Slimbridge July 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Chilean Flamingo
The Chilean Flamingo is closely related to the American Flamingo and the Greater Flamingo.
Chiloe Wigeon (WWT Slimbridge March 2011) - pic by Nigel Key
Chiloe Wigeon
The Chiloe Wigeon, also known as the Southern Wigeon, is a dabbling duck of South America.
Cinnamon Teal (WWT Slimbridge May 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Cinnamon Teal
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.
Crested Screamer (WWT Slimbridge September 2012) - pic by Nigel Key
Crested Screamer
The Crested Screamer, also known as the Southern Screamer, is found in Southeastern Peru, Northern Bolivia, Paraguay, Southern Brazil, Uruguay and North Argentina.
Muscovy Duck (WWT Slimbridge March 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Muscovy Duck
The Muscovy Duck is a large perching duck native to Mexico, Central and South America.
Orinoco Goose (WWT Slimbridge July 2013) - pic by Nigel Key
Orinoco Goose
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.
Patagonian Crested Duck (WWT Slimbridge March 2011) - pic by Nigel Key
Patagonian Crested Duck
The Patagonian Crested Duck is native to southern South America, found in Chile, Argentina and the Falkland Islands.
Red Shoveler (WWT Slimbridge May 2013) - pic by Nigel Key
Red Shoveler
The Red Shoveler, also known as the Red Shoveller, is a dabbling duck of the Anas genus found in South America.
West Indian Whistling Duck (WWT Slimbridge July 2013) - pic by Nigel Key
West Indian Whistling Duck
The West Indian Whistling Duck, also known as the Black Billed Whistling Duck or Cuban Whistling Duck, is native to the West Indies.
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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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