Photographs: Andean Flamingo Zone - WWT Slimbridge (November 2013) ©Nigel Key
Andean Flamingo Zone (WWT Slimbridge)
Andean Flamingo Zone.
To locate the Andean Flamingo Zone and places of interest at Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (W.W.T.), please click the above image for a map.

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The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Andean Flamingo Zone at WWT Slimbridge, click image for information: -
Andean Flamingo (WWT Slimbridge May 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Andean Flamingo
The Andean Flamingo is closely related to the James's Flamingo and is one of the rarest Flamingos in the World.
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.
Blue-Winged Goose (WWT Slimbridge March 2012) - pic by Nigel Key
Blue-Winged Goose
The Blue Winged Goose is endemic to Ethiopia and is the only member of the Cyanochen genus.
James's Flamingo (WWT Slimbridge October 2012) - pic by Nigel Key
James's Flamingo
The James's Flamingo is also known as the Puna Flamingo. It populates the altitudes of the Andean plateaus of Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina.
Rosybill (WWT Slimbridge May 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
The Rosybill, also known as the Rosybill Pochard, is from South America, and although classed as a diving duck the Rosybill is often seen feeding by dabbling or Grazing.
 (WWT Slimbridge May 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
South Georgian Pintail
The South Georgian Pintail, also known as the South Georgian Teal, is a dabbling duck.
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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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