Plants growing on/ in fen, marsh, rivers, streams, ditches, swamp and bog waterlogged and wet areas where the water table is below or at the ground surface. Birds that live by fresh water ponds and lakes.

pig vine Pig Vine Gunnera magellanica short rush Short rush Rostkovia magellanica
arrow leaved marigold Arrow-leaved Marigold Caltha sagittata berry lobelia Berry lobelia Pratia repens
prickly burr Prickly Burr Acaena magellanica pondweed Pondweed, Water-milfoil Myriophyllum quitense
buttonweed Buttonweed Leptinella scariosa sundew Sundew Drosera uniflora
Astelia Soft Camp Bog- Astelia pumila    

Birds that might be seen on or by freshwater ponds, lakes and streams:

black necked swan Black-necked Swan Cygnus melancoryphus upland geese Upland Goose Chloephaga picta
coscoroba swan Coscoroba Swan Coscoroba coscoroba falklands flying steamer duck canvas back Flying Steamer Duck Tachyeres patachonicus
white tufted rollands grebe White-tufted Grebe Rollandia rolland speckled teal duck Speckled/ Yellow-billed Teal Anas flavirostris
silvery grebe Silver Grebe Podiceps occipitalis    

Freshwater fish, rivers, streams and ditches

Brown Trout Salmo trutta Mullet Eleginops maclovinus
Falkland Trout Aplochiton zebra Falkland Minnow Galaxia maculatus

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