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The Orinoco Goose is a member of the duck, goose and swan family Anatidae. It is in the shelduck subfamily Tadorninae, and is the only living member of the genus Neochen.
This species is a resident breeder in the forests of tropical South America. Its preference is forest lakes or marshes with access to open woodland or savanna.
Spotted on Apr 24, 2011
Submitted on Oct 15, 2012
Welcome to Project Noah, mafegomez. Nice first spotting.