SWAN LAKE
(WWT Slimbridge)

South America Zone       Tropical House

Map (Slimbridge)
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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
South America Zone
Tropical House
Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
Caribbean Flamingo Zone


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American Wood Duck (Aix Sponsa)
Black Swan (Cygnus Atratus)
Canada Goose (Branta Canadensis)
Coot (Fulica Atra)
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)
Moorhen (Gallinula Chloropus)
Mute Swan (Cygnus Olor)
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)

SWAN LAKE
(WWT Slimbridge)
South America Zone       Tropical House
Slimbridge - Swan Lake (September 2012) Slimbridge - Swan Lake (September 2012) Slimbridge - Swan Lake (September 2012)
Swan Lake, Photographs ©Nigel Key - September 2012

The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in Swan Lake at WWT Slimbridge: -

Photographs ©Nigel Key, click image to enlarge.
Mute Swan (Slimbridge June 2010) Mute Swan     Information
(Cygnus Olor)

The Mute Swan is a member of the Anatidae family and is native to Europe, Asia and the North of Africa. It has also been introduced into North America, Australasia and South Africa.
Tufted Duck (Slimbridge April 2011) Tufted Duck     Information
(Aythya Fuligula)

The Tufted Duck is the most widespread diving duck in the United Kindom and Europe.
Coot (Slimbridge March 2009) Coot     Information
(Fulica Atra)

The Coot is a member of the Rallidae family (rail) and is related to the Moorhen.
Greylag Goose (Slimbridge October 2011) Greylag Goose     Information
(Anser Anser)

The Greylag goose is the largest of the 'grey' geese and is the last goose to migrate South, 'lagging' behind the others, which led to its name.
Mallard (Slimbridge aPRIL 2011) Mallard     Information
(Anas platyrhynchos)

The Mallard or Wild Duck is a dabbling duck which belongs to the Anatidae family.





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W.W.T. Official Website - www.wwt.org.uk/