He really does stand out in a crowd. He is easily recognizable with his elegant long neck and his chocolate brown neck. He’s even recognizable when his head is under water, searching for food, as his long tail feathers are a dead give away.
The females share the same long neck and tail feathers but are a little more plain. This is one bird though where it can be a little tricky to identify females as immature males share the same colouration.
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