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Chestnut Teal
Anas castanea

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Ducks"
Description :Rare to local area. Length 48cm.
Typical Habitat :Fresh water, tidal mud flats. Breeds in brackish to fresh coastal swamps.
Distribution :Locally common in south eastern QLD., N.S.W., VIC., TAS., southern S.A. and south western W.A. Endemic race recorded only in Australia.
Migration :Vagrant / nomadic / non breeding in local area.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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