Flying Steamerduck Tachyeres patachonicus

Flying Steamerduck Tachyeres patachonicus



The Flying Steamer Duck, Tachyeres patachonicus, is a steamer duck. It is the most widespread steamer duck, resident in southern Chile and Argentina, Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Islands. Its plumage is very similar to the other three steamer ducks. It is the only steamer duck which can fly, and the only one to occur on inland fresh waters.

Factsheet: Flying Steamerduck Tachyeres patachonicus 

 

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