Code: CA1672

Falkland Steamer Duck

£0.40

Falkland Steamer Duck (Tachyeres brachypterus).

The Falkland steamer duck, known locally as the logger duck, is a flightless bird endemic to the Falkland Islands. Numerous in the Islands, they are found along all low-lying coasts where there is shelter from the full force of the South Atlantic Ocean.

IUCN CONSERVATION STATUS: Vulnerable. However research is limited and may be considered restricted in world terms as it occurs only in the Falkland Islands.


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