coscoroba


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Noun1.coscoroba - large white South American bird intermediate in some respects between ducks and swans
genus Coscoroba - a genus of Anatidae
swan - stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
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Coscoroba Ediciones, Biblioteca Latinoamericana de Ecologia Politica.
(2) Joachim Becker, comp., Golpe del capital: las crisis financieras en el Cono Sur y sus salidas (Montevideo: Coscoroba, 2007), 9 y ss.; Ahamed Liaqua, Los senores de las finanzas.
Travelling to Patagonian ice caps, the tour takes travellers to meet the Chilean flamingo, coscoroba swan, upland goose and king penguins.
Following a whirlwind romance, WWT Washington Wetland Centre's female coscoroba swan - or Mrs Coscoroba, as she is affectionately known by staff - has been paired up with a new mate, following the death of her first partner in 2008.
The coscoroba swan (Coscoroba coscoroba) is an unusual member of the Anatidae found in South America, from the Falkland Islands and Tierra del Fuego through Chile and Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay as far north as Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil.
The Coscoroba swan makes a sound like its name, while the Whistling ducks do just that to the surprise and enjoyment of visiting youngsters.