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WaterfowlAnas superciliosa

Pacific Black Duck at Jerrabomberra Wetlands

Anas superciliosa at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 19 Nov 2018

Identification history

Waterfowl Anas superciliosa 21 Nov 2018 natureguy
Unidentified 21 Nov 2018 jbromilow50

Author's notes

Does the brown make this a Pacific Black Duck cross?

2 comments

natureguy wrote:
   21 Nov 2018
Not sure.
   21 Nov 2018
The following link has some tips on distinction between black duck - mallard hybrids. I'm sure there was another resource as well but can't find it. I think the colouring is just staining from the water, as you may have occasionally seen with Little Pied Cormorants or Grey Teals.
https://birdssa.asn.au/images/saopdfs/Volume31/1992V31P103.pdf

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Nearby Sightings

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Dysphania multifida (Scented Goosefoot) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 14 Feb 2019
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 12 Oct 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 12 Oct 2018
Centaurea calcitrapa (Star Thistle) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 9 May 2018
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris (Little Black Cormorant) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 9 May 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Feb 2018
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 6 Feb 2018
Centaurea calcitrapa (Star Thistle) at Jerrabomberra Wetlands - 25 Mar 2016

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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