|Photographs: Andean Flamingo Zone - WWT Slimbridge (November 2013) ©Nigel Key
|Andean Flamingo Zone.
|To locate the Andean Flamingo Zone and places of interest at Slimbridge Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (W.W.T.), please click the above image for a map.
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|The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Andean Flamingo Zone at WWT Slimbridge, click image for information: -
|The Andean Flamingo is closely related to the James's Flamingo and is one of the rarest Flamingos in the World.
|The Black-Headed duck is related to the stiff tail duck, though it lacks the stiff tail and swollen bill and is the only member of the Heteronetta genus from South America.
|The Blue Winged Goose is endemic to Ethiopia and is the only member of the Cyanochen genus.
|The James's Flamingo is also known as the Puna Flamingo. It populates the altitudes of the Andean plateaus of Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina.
|The Rosybill, also known as the Rosybill Pochard, is from South America, and although classed as a diving duck the Rosybill is often seen feeding by dabbling or Grazing.
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|The South Georgian Pintail, also known as the South Georgian Teal, is a dabbling duck.
|WWT Slimbridge is divided into various Zones and places of interest. The links below contain information on wildfowl that can be found in each Zone: -
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