Birds

Birds

Blue-winged goose


SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Cyanochen cyanoptera
PROFILE:

The blue-winged goose may be hard to spot in the wild because of its brown and grayish colors, but when the bird is in flight, the powder blue on the underside of its wings make this bird a remarkable sight. Although,the blue-winged goose can swim, it prefers to walk around marshes and ponds.

TYPE OF ANIMAL:
Bird
NATIVE TO:
Ethiopia
CONSERVATION STATUS:
Declining
DIET:
Primarily herbivore (has been known to eat insects, mollusks, and small reptiles)
LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Unknown
SOCIAL STATUS:
Live mostly sedentary until mating season, then pair and sometimes join small groups
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