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Immatures - greyish-brown with pale-edged feathers.
Feral populations can be found world-wide from escaped collections.
Any wet area, fresh water and salt water. Swamps and rivers.
Both sexes build the large nest which is a 1meter high mound of reeds, grasses and weeds which may be up to 1.5 metres diameter, in shallow water or on islands. The clutch of 4-8 greenish-white eggs are incubated for about 35-40 days. The young fledge about 6 months later.
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