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Spur-winged Goose

Plectropterus gambensis

Description:

The Spur-winged Goose is a large bird in the family Anatidae, related to the geese and the shelducks, but distinct from both of these in a number of anatomical features, and therefore treated in its own subfamily, the Plectropterinae. It occurs in wetlands throughout sub-Saharan Africa. - Wikipedia

Notes:

Spotted at Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.

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Spur-winged Goose
Plectropterus gambensis Adult | the Internet Bird Collection


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Jinki Afrika
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Jinki Afrika

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Nov 15, 2012
Submitted on Nov 17, 2012

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