11 May, 2011

Coscoroba Swan

Scientific Name: Coscoroba coscoroba

Population Estimate: 10-25K

Range / Habitat: Found on inland freshwater lakes in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay.

Field Notes: Small swan with relatively short neck, though large for a waterbird. All white plumage except for black wing tips. Bright red bill.

Personal Notes: Seen at Disney's Animal Kingdom. With this bird we have seen all of the swan species!

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