Temperate Freshwater
(Lakes, Rivers & Wetlands)

The freshwater wetlands, rivers and lakes of southern South America...

Family Anatidae: Ducks and Geese

(Ushuaia, Argentina)

Lophonetta specularioides, 'South American Crested Duck'.

Black-necked Swan (image by Damon Ramsey)Black-necked Swan (Tierra del Fuego national park)

Cygnus melancoryphus, 'Black-necked Swan'. Despite being the smallest in the Cygnus swan genus, it is the largest native waterfowl in South America. Found in both salt water and freshwater around southern South America.

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