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Males - white face, green ear patches, metallic green back
Ponds, sluggish rivers and bays with an abundance of floating vegetation (especially Nymphaea waterlilies).
Nests are built in tree cavities, cliff holes and sometimes in the established nests of Hammerkop storks. 6-12 eggs are laid and incubated for 23 days.
The diet includes seeds and other parts or water lilies. A small portion of their diet is aquatic insects and their larvae.
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