Eastern Cape Barren Goose
A small Gaggle
Murray Mallee Region
Australian Wood Duck
Male, back
Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Waterfowls (Anseriformes)
Family: Waterbird (Anatidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)
This Photo:     Male, On Land

Thank you George Seagull for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Riverland and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2012-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 31-Jan-2012
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)