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Pacific Black Duck

Anas superciliosa


A common duck found in Australia and New Zealand.


Woodland areas with water. Found in much of Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and many islands in the southwestern Pacific.


This duck was accompanied by another duck. I fed them both bread. The duck in the picture ate from my hand but walked away shortly after while the other kept its distance at all times. (・´з`・)

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SharniM 5 years ago

Thank you DanielePralong for the welcome!

DanielePralong 5 years ago

Hello sharni.mcphail, and welcome to Project Noah! The scientific name for the Pacific Black Duck is Anas superciliosa (you can easily Google it up). If you fill it in the Scientific name field in your spotting it will leave the Unidentified list, and become integrated into the Project Noah database. Welcome again!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Lat: -34.92, Long: 138.61

Spotted on Aug 30, 2013
Submitted on Sep 2, 2013

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