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Orinoco Goose

Oressochen jubatus

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Small goose of seasonally flooded grasslands and rainforest rivers. Two-toned, with a brown body and cream-colored head, neck, and breast. The wings are dark iridescent green, with a small white patch visible in flight. Found along rivers and flooded grasslands, where it swims and walks along beaches, often in pairs. Rare or absent from some areas it was previously found due to hunting.

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