Cotton Pygmy Goose

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The Cotton Pygmy Goose is a small perching duck which breeds in India, Pakistan, southeast Asia and south to northern Australia. Found on all still freshwater lakes, rain-filled ditches, inundated paddy fields, irrigation tanks, etc. Becomes very tame on village tanks wherever it is unmolested and has become inured to human proximity. Swift on the wing, and can dive creditably on occasion.

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Cotton Pygmy Geese, Girinagar
Male (in background) & Female Cotton Pygmy Goose, Girinagar

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