Orinoco Goose

Neochen jubata

A pair of Orinoco Geese
Photo courtesy of Clyde Robinson and Avian Empire

These Tropical American sheldgeese are distinguished from other sheldgeese by their blackish wing-coverts.

Their range extends over much of northern South America, although populations are distributed quite patchily throughout the area. They are normally found in pairs and family groups.

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