[Amazona auropalliata]
  Habitat: Semi-arid woodland, arid scrub and savannas, mangroves, clearings in deciduous forest, Pacific swamp-forest, evergreen gallery forest
  Size: 14-15”
  Weight: 17-19 oz
  Lifespan: 60 years
  Incubation Period: 26-28 days
  Number of Young: 2-3
  Conservation Status: Vulnerable

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- Gets its name from a bright yellow patch that develops on the nape of the neck.
- Also known as the Golden Yellow-naped Amazon.
- Besides being quite intelligent, they are very affectionate and mimic human speech.
- Mated pairs produce coordinated vocal duets.

  [Tadorna ferruginea]

  Habitat: Freshwater, salty and brackish lakes and rivers
  Weight: 2-3.5 lbs
  Length: 24-26 in.
  Average Lifespan: 9 years
  Incubation Period: 28-29 days
  Number of Young: 8-9 eggs

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- Also known as brahminy duck or ruddy sheldrake
- Identified by its trumpeting and honking “choor” and “aakh” calls
- Diet consists of aquatic and terrestrial vegetation, insects, fish, frogs and worms
- Their nest is a cavity created in a sand or clay bank
- Male guards the nest while female incubates the eggs

  [Bucorvus leadbeateri]
  Habitat: Savannahs, woodlands and grasslands
  Size:
35"-40"
  Weight: Female 5-10 lbs  Male 7.5-13.5 lbs
  Average Lifespan: 35-40 years
  Incubation Period:
37-43 days
  Number of Young:
1-2
  Conservation Status: Vulnerable

 

 

  - Live in groups of 5 to 10 individuals.
  - Males have a red throat pouch and females have a violet-blue throat pouch.
  - Modified feathers form long eyelashes, which protect their eyes from dust.

  [Anser anser domesticus]

  Habitat: Large gardens, pastures, orchards
  Weight: 20-30 lbs
  Wingspan: 58-66"
  Average Lifespan: 10 years
  Incubation Period: 28-35 days
  Number of Young: 25-40 eggs per year

    

  - Named for the French city where it originated
  - Derived from European Greylag Goose
  - Originally bred for their ability to gain weight rapidly
  - These heavy birds are not good fliers
  - Distinguished by the exaggerated dewlap on their neck
  - Mate for life

  [Bycanistes brevis]
  Habitat: Coastal and montane forests
  Size: 30"
  Weight: 2.1-3.2 lbs
  Average Lifespan: 35 years
  Incubation Period: 40 days
  Number of Young: 1-3
  Conservation Status: Least Concern

  



 

- Both sexes seal the nest, except for a narrow vertical slit.
- The female breaks out of the nest when the chicks are about half-grown and helps feed them.
- The chicks reseal the nest, except for the vertical slit, and break out when they are ready to fly.

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