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Orinoco Goose

Neochen jubata


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.

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 10 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah, mafegomez. Nice first spotting.

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Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia

Spotted on Apr 24, 2011
Submitted on Oct 15, 2012

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