Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Coscoroba Swan (Coscoroba coscoroba) - HBW 1, p. 579

French: Coscoroba blanc German: Coscorobaschwan Spanish: Cisne Coscoroba

Taxonomy: Anas Coscoroba Molina, 1782, Chile.
A distinctive species, to some extent intermediate between swans and geese, yet some authors consider it to be most closely related to whistling ducks (Dendrocygnini). Monotypic.

Distribution: S South America from Tierra del Fuego N to C Chile and N Argentina; winters N to SE Brazil.