The African member of the genus, occuring over large areas of
southern and Eastern Africa, from Ethiopian rift valley lakes south. The least sociable of the genus, found
in pairs or family parties, with only small gatherings post-breeding. Males are polygynous, and are actively
driven off by females after egg-laying. Very recent declines have resulted in an endangered listing, this is
more so in East Africa. These record shots were taken in South Africa.
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