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The Garganey

The Garganey is an under appreciated bird in waterfowl collections. The broad white eyebrow and striking gray flanks make a fine accompaniment to their animated cricket-like vocalization, giving them the proper nickname of “cricket duck”. They are small, unobtrusive duck, getting on well with other waterfowl in a mixed aviary. They have a wide range, breeding throughout much of Europe and winter in Africa and India, making them a perfect addition to specific several geographically themed aviaries. Our flock of Garganey are one of the most interesting and fun to observe and are in top form right now!

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