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Australian Wood Duck , Maned Duck
Chenonetta jubata

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Ducks"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 50cm. Small flocks walk about a great deal. Often perches in trees. Call is a distinctive drawn out mournful ' waaa ', with a rising inflection.
Typical Habitat :Timbered areas near water, dams, pasture.
Distribution :Common to Eastern Australia and western W.A. Endemic, recorderd only in Australia.
Migration :Resident / nomadic / unknown if it breeds in local area. Main breeding season, Augest to October and January to March.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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