Falkland Flightless Steamerduck
One of the Falkland Islands only native species, examined by Charles Darwin
Our Expert Says… "Only recently confirmed as a distinct species from the Patagonian flightless steamer duck, these charming creatures are often found around Port Stanley and they are very obliging to photographers seeming to enjoy the attention and patiently giving everyone excellent shots!"
The Falkland steamer duck - also known as the flightless steamer duck - is one of only 2 native species of birds that are endemic to the Falkland Islands. This flightless bird has mostly-dark gray plumage, but with a distinctive white stripe behind its eyes.
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