Flightless steamer duck, Tachyeres pteneres, on sand beach.  The flightless steamer duck is a marine duck which occupies and guards a set length of coastline as its territory and, as its name suggests, cannot fly.


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Image ID: 0198311-PCO

Flightless steamer duck

Flightless steamer duck, Tachyeres pteneres, on sand beach. The flightless steamer duck is a marine duck which occupies and guards a set length of coastline as its territory and, as its name suggests, cannot fly.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Phillip Colla

Image dimensions: 4800x7200