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327056699_2a68b009b1.jpg?v=0 (121156 bytes) Alternate name
Anser cygnoides Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
81-94 cm               Length
Estuarine waters, rivers,lakes, marshes. Habitat
3-9 eggs laid in a nest of thick grasses in reeds. Clutch    Eggs
Sedges, aquatic vegetation and berries when in season. Food    Diet
Birds gather in large flocks to moult   Habits
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