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Australasian Shoveller
Anas rhynchotis
Australian Shoveler

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Ducks"
Description :Rare to local area. Length 53cm. Only Australian duck with a noisy, whirring flight.
Typical Habitat :Swamps and floodwaters.
Distribution :Common to eastern Australia, from Townsville south and western W.A.
Migration :Vagrant / nomadic / non breeding in local area.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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