Black Swan
Parent with Signets
Murray Mallee Region
Australian Owlet-nightjar
Back, Rufous Morph
Australian Shelduck (Tadorna tadornoides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Waterfowls (Anseriformes)
Family: Waterbird (Anatidae)
Species: Australian Shelduck (Tadorna tadornoides)
This Photo:     Male (front) & Female (behind)

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Riverland and possibly elsewhere
These two were in captivity, in a zoo. We'll replace the images as soon as we photograph some in the wild.

Copyright © 2011-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2011
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)