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Falkland Steamerduck

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Tachyeres brachypterus  Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
Male 80cms          Length
Shallow sea, freshwater lakes, rivers below 1,200 m Habitat
Eggs are incubated by female. Clutch  
Mussels are a favourite item and that they also eat other bivalves, sea-snails, limpets, shrimps and crabs. Food   Diet
403 World No
Least Concern Status

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