AUSTRALIA ZONE
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AUSTRALIA ZONE
(WWT Slimbridge)
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Slimbridge - Australia Zone (September 2012) Slimbridge - Australia Zone (September 2012) Slimbridge - Australia Zone (September 2012)
Australia Zone, ©Nigel Key - September 2012

The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Australia Zone at WWT Slimbridge: -

Photographs ©Nigel Key, click image to enlarge.
 (Slimbridge ) Australian Wood Duck     Information
(Chenonetta Jubata)

The Australian Wood Duck, also known as the Manes Duck or Goose, is a dabbling duck and the only living species of the Chenonetta genus.
 (Slimbridge ) Radjah Shelduck     Information
(Tadorna Radjah)

The Radjah Shelduck or Raja Shelduck is also known as the Burdekin Duck in Australia and is a shelduck.
 (Slimbridge 24-03-12) Plumed Whist. Duck     Information
(Dendrocygna Eytoni)

The Plumed Whistling Duck, also known as the Grass Whistle Duck or Whistling Tree Duck, is a Whistling Duck from Australia and New Guinea.
 (Slimbridge 09-04-11) Hardhead     Information
(Aythya Australis)

The Hardhead, also known as the White Eyed Duck, is a diving duck and the only one found in Australia.
 (Slimbridge 01-10-11) Wandering Whist. Duck     Information
(Dendrocygna Arcuata)

The Wandering Whistling Duck, formerly known as the Tree Duck, inhabit Australia, the Philippines, Borneo, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands.
 (Slimbridge 08-09-12) Australian Black Duck     Information
(Anas superciliosa)

The Australian Black Duck or Pacific Black Duck is a dabbling duck found in Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand and many islands in the southwestern Pacific.
 (Slimbridge 03-06-09) Australian Shelduck     Information
(Tadorna Tadornoides)

The Australian Shelduck, also called the Mountain Duck, is a large goose-like bird which is a shelduck.
 (Slimbridge 07-08-09) Black Swan     Information
(Cygnus Atratus)

The Black Swan is common in the South West and Eastern parts of Australia and coastal islands. It was hunted to extinction in New Zealand but has since been reintroduced.
 (Slimbridge 26-05-12) Magpie Goose     Information
(Anseranas Semipalmata)

The Magpie Goose is found in the coastal areas of Northern Australia and savannah in Southern New Guinea.
 (Slimbridge 09-04-11) Australian Shoveler     Information
(Anas Rhynchotis)

The Australian Shoveler, also known as the Blue Winged Shoveler or Southern Shoveler, is a dabbling duck and is protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act.





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