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Anas castanea

1 Chestnut Teal at suppressed

Anas castanea at suppressed - 4 Dec 2019
Anas castanea at suppressed - 4 Dec 2019
Anas castanea at suppressed - 4 Dec 2019
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Identification history

Anas castanea 7 Dec 2019 natureguy
Anas castanea 5 Dec 2019 RodDeb

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Author's notes

shortly after the last photo was taken (from Bittern hide) something not sure what scared ALL the birds and most of the ducks flew up and away even in front of Cygnus hide as you can pretty much see all of Kelly's Swamp now. The Chestnut Teal family quickly hid in one of the rare clumps of green reeds and fitted amazingly well in there, as the ducklings could not fly their mum stayed with them. No sign of a male.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 4 Dec 2019 01:06 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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