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Location

Chobe River
Botswana

Metadata

Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 560 mm
Exposure 1/1250 s, f/8, ISO 400
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Anseriformes   Family  Anatidae

Deutsch  Glanzente Dutch  Knobbeleend
Italian  Oca dal pettine Spanish  Pato Crestudo

Comments

A pan-tropical duck whose male has a large black knob on the bill. It is one the largest ducks. An early genetic analysis indicated that it is a quite basal member of the Anatidae family.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knob-billed_Duck




 

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    21/08/2011

Knob-billed Duck
Sarkidiornis melanotos
Sarcidiorne bosse

Micheline JACQUEMIN