Andean Goose Chloephaga melanoptera

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The , , is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily . It is resident around lakes and marshes in the high Andes, usually well above 3000 m. It is largely terrestrial and avoids swimming except in emergencies.

Factsheet: Andean Goose Chloephaga melanoptera 

 

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