Pair of adult birds feeding in dense waterlilies on lake

Pair of adult birds feeding in dense waterlilies on lake
Species: Green Pygmy-goose   Nettapus pulchellus
Author: ColinTrainor
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Added to IBC: 9 Aug 2018 - 11:43
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Altitude (m): 
73 meters


Up to six birds seen on lake in Aug 2018; reguar visitor in small numbers to Roti and Timor

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ColinTrainor, IBC1511981. Accessible at

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ColinTrainor, IBC1511981. Video of Green Pygmy-goose Nettapus pulchellus at Danau Tua Lake, Indonesia. Accessible at

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