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Paradise Shelduck

Tadorna variegata

Description:

is a large goose-like duck endemic to New Zealand. The male has a black head and barred black body, the female a white head with a chestnut body

Habitat:

Forest and now adapted to the pasture


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2 Comments

kelly.quirk
kelly.quirk 6 years ago

great picture.

Elbereth
Elbereth 6 years ago

paradise shelduck couple.

Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand

Lat: -38.67, Long: 176.08

Spotted on Aug 28, 2010
Submitted on Oct 29, 2010

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