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Shelduck, Australian
 
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Scientific Name:
Tadorna tadornoides
Location(s):
Australasia, Australia, Global, New Zealand Read more
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IUCN
This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe ...
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Wikipedia
The Australian Shelduck breeds in southern Australia and Tasmania. In the winter, many birds move further north than the breeding range. As with other shelducks, this species has favourite moulting grounds, such as Lake George, NSW, where sizeable concentrations occur. The Australian Shelduck's primary habitat is lakes in fairly open country. It makes its nest in tree holes, holes in banks, or similar locations. ...
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