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Alto del Carmen, Atacama, Chile
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White-headed Steamer-Duck

Tachyeres leucocephalus

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Large, flightless sea duck of the coast of Chubut and Santa Cruz provinces of SE Argentina. From Flying Steamer Duck by White-headed’s pale head, large size, and massive bill. Spends most of time near shore foraging for molluscs and crustaceans by diving. Often in small groups, sometimes mixed with smaller Flying Steamer-Duck.

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