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We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Brazilian Duck

Brazilian Duck

Amazonetta brasiliensis

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The Brazilian Duck is abundant in the Ibera Marshes.

This medium sized duck of 35cm is predominantly brown with a brown and white facew and a black longitudinal stripe down the neck.  The bill and legs are bright red and there is a noticeable bluish/green speculum when seen in flight.

The female is similar but has a bluish bill with a white spot behind.  She also has white lores.

Brazilian Duck

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