Flightless steamer duck, on sand beach, Tachyeres brachypterus



Flightless steamer duck, on sand beach.  The flightless steamer duck is a marine duck which occupies and guards a set length of coastline as its territory and, as its name suggests, cannot fly. New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom, Tachyeres brachypterus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 23768Add To Light Table
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Flightless steamer duck, on sand beach.  The flightless steamer duck is a marine duck which occupies and guards a set length of coastline as its territory and, as its name suggests, cannot fly. New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom. Image #23766
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Flightless steamer duck, on sand beach. The flightless steamer duck is a marine duck which occupies and guards a set length of coastline as its territory and, as its name suggests, cannot fly. New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom

Stock Photo: 23768
Species: Flightless steamer duck, Tachyeres brachypterus
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
Format: Digital 2:3
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