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Radjah Shelduck , Burdekin Duck
Tadorna radjah

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia

Photo courtesy of Ian Clayton
Bird Family :"Ducks"
Description :Rare to local area. Length 61cm. Call is very vocal, often utters harsh rattling call as it flies through thick timber.
Typical Habitat :Tropical coastal wetlands and rivers, mud flats, mangroves and paperbark swamps.
Distribution :Common to northern N.T. and tropical QLD coast.
Migration :Vagrant.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
NCA :Rare

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