Lesser Flamingo Zone - WWT Slimbridge (November 2013) ©Nigel Key
Lesser Flamingo Zone - WWT Slimbridge (November 2013) ©Nigel Key
Southern Pochard, Blue-Winged Goose - WWT Slimbridge (May 2015) ©Nigel Key
Black-Crowned Crane - WWT Slimbridge (May 2015) ©Nigel Key
Lesser Flamingo Zone (WWT Slimbridge)
To locate the Lesser 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 Lesser Flamingo Zone at WWT Slimbridge, click image for information: -
African Black Duck (WWT Slimbridge March 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
African Black Duck
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.
Black-Crowned Crane (WWT Slimbridge May 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
Black-Crowned Crane
The Black Crowned Crane is a crane and a member of the Gruidae family and is closely related to the Grey Crowned Crane.
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.
Comb Duck (WWT Slimbridge June 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
Comb Duck
The Comb Duck, or Knob Billed Duck, is pan-tropic found in the tropical wetlands of Africa, Madagascar, South Asia and South America.
Grey-Crowned Crane (WWT Slimbridge April 2013) - pic by Nigel Key
Grey-Crowned Crane
The Grey-Crowned Crane is the national bird of Uganda and features on the country's flag.
Lesser Flamingo (WWT Slimbridge May 2018) - pic by Nigel Key
Lesser Flamingo
The Lesser Flamingo is the smallest species of the Flamingo from sub-Saharan Africa and India.
Red-Billed Teal (WWT Slimbridge March 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Red-Billed Teal
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 (WWT Slimbridge November 2017) - pic by Nigel Key
Southern Pochard
The Southern Pochard is a diving duck and feeds by dabbling or up-ending or diving mainly at night.
White-Faced Whistling Duck (WWT Slimbridge August 2009) - pic by Nigel Key
White-Faced Whistling Duck
The White Faced Whistling Duck, also known as White Faced tree Duck or White Faced Duck, is a Whistling Duck from tropical parts of South America and Africa.
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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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