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Brazilian Merganser

Mergus octosetaceus

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Unmistakable in range. Odd-looking duck with a long thin bill, dark green head, and spiky crest. In flight, exhibits white wing panels. It is a very rare inhabitant of precious few fast-flowing clearwater rivers with abundant fish, which it catches by diving.

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