Cotton Pygmy Goose

Nettapus coromandelianus - Anserelle de Coromandel

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Nettapus

  • Species
    :

    coromandelianus

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 380 à 439 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Anserelle de Coromandel
♂ adult
Anserelle de Coromandel
♀ adult

Cotton Pygmy Goose (Nettapus coromandelianus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Nettapus coromandelianus coromandelianus (India to s China, Indonesia and New Guinea)
  • Nettapus coromandelianus albipennis (ne Australia)

Foreign names

  • Anserelle de Coromandel,
  • Gansito asiático,
  • gansinho-oriental,
  • Koromandelzwergente,
  • örvös törpelúd,
  • Coromandeleend,
  • Oca pigmea indiana,
  • bomullsdvärgand,
  • Beltedvergand,
  • kačôčka bielohlavá,
  • kachnička obojková,
  • Indisk Dværgand,
  • aasiankääpiösorsa,
  • oca pigmea asiàtica,
  • Laufönd,
  • kaczuszka azjatycka,
  • baltā pundurzoss,
  • komatna račka,
  • Хлопковый блестящий чирок,
  • Trutu hijau,
  • ナンキンオシ,
  • 棉凫,
  • เป็ดคับแค,
  • 棉鴨,

Voice song and cries

Anserelle de Coromandel
♂ adult

Habitat

Anserelle de Coromandel
♂ adult

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 09-07-2011
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