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Water & Shore birdTadorna (Casarca) tadornoides

Australian Shelduck at Jellat Jellat, NSW

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Tadorna (Casarca) tadornoides at Jellat Jellat, NSW - 3 Aug 2018
Tadorna (Casarca) tadornoides at Jellat Jellat, NSW - 3 Aug 2018
Tadorna (Casarca) tadornoides at Jellat Jellat, NSW - 3 Aug 2018
Tadorna (Casarca) tadornoides at Jellat Jellat, NSW - 3 Aug 2018
Tadorna (Casarca) tadornoides at Jellat Jellat, NSW - 3 Aug 2018

Identification history

Water & Shore bird Tadorna (Casarca) tadornoides 4 Aug 2018 KerriLee

Author's notes

This pair of distinctive ducks standing in the farm field caught our eye as we drove past. They were surprisingly wary. The female has white around the eye and base of bill.

1 comment

libbyh wrote:
   5 Aug 2018
That's a really good photo given the low light of dusk.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 3 Aug 2018 5:02 PM Recorded on
  • KerriLee Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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