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Coscoroba Swan

Coscoroba coscoroba


The Coscoroba Swan (Coscoroba coscoroba) is a species of waterfowl inhabiting southern South America. It is the smallest of the birds called "swans", but still a large species of waterfowl, averaging 4.2 kg (9.3 lbs), 1 m (3.3 ft) long and 1.57 m (5.2 ft) across the wings. It belongs to the subfamily Anserinae in the family of ducks, swans, and geese, Anatidae. It is placed in the monotypic genus Coscoroba.


Photographed in the Bird Park of Walsrode, Germany.

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Bomlitz, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Lat: 52.88, Long: 9.60

Spotted on Jul 9, 2013
Submitted on Jul 11, 2013


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