Green Pygmy Goose

Nettapus pulchellus - Anserelle élégante

Anserelle élégante
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Nettapus

  • Species
    :

    pulchellus

Descriptor

Gould, 1842

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 36 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 48 à 60 cm.
  • Weight
    : 245 à 430 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Anserelle élégante
♀ adult plum. breeding
Anserelle élégante
♀ adult

Green Pygmy Goose (Nettapus pulchellus) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Anserelle élégante,
  • Gansito australiano,
  • gansinho-australiano,
  • Smaragdzwergente,
  • kendermagos törpelúd,
  • Groene Dwergeend,
  • Oca pigmea verde,
  • grön dvärgand,
  • Grønndvergand,
  • kačôčka lesklá,
  • kachnička vlnkovaná,
  • Australsk Dværgand,
  • australiankääpiösorsa,
  • oca pigmea verda,
  • kaczuszka australijska,
  • Австралийский блестящий чирок,
  • Trutu coklat,
  • アオマメガン,
  • 绿棉凫,
  • 綠棉鴨,

Voice song and cries

Anserelle élégante
♂ adult

Habitat

Anserelle élégante
♀ adult

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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