long neck; black neck and wings; pink face (Australia; 2006-06-20)

Magpie Goose
Anseranas semipalmata

Native Range: Australia

Notes: a rather odd-looking waterfowl and the only living species in its taxonomic family; generally seems like part goose and part swan, but has only partially webbed feet (hence its Latin species name) and often perches in trees; found in swamps and flooded plains; no sexual dimorphism.

white underparts; orange legs and feet (Australia; 2006-06-20)

bold black-and white pattern in flight (Australia; 2006-06-20)