Cotton pygmy goose

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The Cotton pygmy goose (Nettapus coromandelianus) or Cotton Teal is one of the smallest waterfowl in the world and is widely distributed across the Old World. Its range extends Eastwards from Syria across Southern Asia to the Far East and as far as NE Coasts of Australia. There is also a subspecies widespread across sub Saharan Africa. Previously they were classed as ‘perching ducks’ from their habit of perching high up in trees.

Order:...   Anseriformes
Family:... Anatidae
Genus:.... Nettapus


Species....Nettapus coromandelianus
Cotton pygmy goose - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Cotton pygmy goose - Species - ebird.org
Cotton pygmy goose - Species data - avibase
Cotton pygmy goose - Thumbnails - australianbushbirds.info
Cotton pygmy goose - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org


Additional Material...
Cotton pygmy goose - Images - google,com
Cotton pygmy goose - Video - youtube,com
Cotton pygmy goose - Datazone - birdlife.org

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