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Salt pans and large bodies of shallow water, inland and coastal; saline and brackish waters preferred.
Breed in large colonies in nests that consists of mud compacted into a mound on top of which the nest of mud and twigs is situated, this is built by both sexes. 1 white egg is laid, and incubated by both parents for 27-31 days.
The diet includes small crustaceans, molluscs, and insects.
Loud cackles (reminiscent of Greylag Goose)
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