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Malacorhynchus membranaceus

Pink-eared Duck at Candelo, NSW

Malacorhynchus membranaceus at Candelo, NSW - 23 Dec 2020
Malacorhynchus membranaceus at Candelo, NSW - 23 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Malacorhynchus membranaceus 24 Dec 2020 JackieMiles
Malacorhynchus membranaceus 24 Dec 2020 Kyliegw

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Author's notes

Lots of ducks on this dam mainly Grey Teal and Pacific Black Duck (some with larger ducklings) and Chestnut Teal. But got this lone Pink Eared Duck which was very hard to see.

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   24 Dec 2020
Interesting. They were on the Bega lagoons in large numbers during the drought over the last couple of years, but I think they must have all headed back out west now.

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Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Dec 2020 11:00 AM Recorded on
  • Kyliegw Recorded by
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