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Cotton Pygmy Goose
Cotton Pygmy Goose is a tiny duck. Usually seen in the flock feeding in the lake. Male has a bright white head and neck with a dark crown and eyes. Female is plainer, with a strong dark eye-line that does not continue back to the nape. In flight, females have thin white edges on the trailing edge of the wings, while males have big white slashes on the wings. Usually seen swimming in freshwater wetlands, including small ponds and farm dams, especially those with extensive floating vegetation.
Scientific Name: Nettapus coromandelianus
IUCN Red List Classification: Not Evaluated
Estimated number: Unknown (Number of Mature Individuals - Global)
December to April is the recommended time of the year to see this bird
It is recommended that you will need to allow 1-3 days to see this bird