Puts 4 to 9 eggs usually in small islets within lagoons.
Found from Region of Valparaiso to the Magallanes Region.
it is seen in Patagonia from August to May, and then migrates northwards.
No apparent sexual dimorphism.
Herbivores, feed on underwater plants.
Lakes and ponds (shallow waters) with underwater vegetation, it is also seen in swamps.
Usually it is seen in small flocks, sometimes mixed with black-necked swans.
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