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Goose, Cotton Pygmy

  


Name: Goose, Cotton Pygmy

Scientific name: Nettapus coromandelianus

Type: Goose

Color: Green,White

Habitat: Coast,Ocean,Water

Size: 33cm




Conservation status:

Vagrant


Description:

Smallest duck to occur in the region. Short-neck, and short, stubby, goose-like bill, round body with high rear end on water. Male unmistakable with white head, neck and underparts with black cap, eye and band across white breast. Black back with greenish and purple gloss. Female is a drabber version of the male. Flight is fast.




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