Oxyura australis

Blue-billed Duck at Fyshwick, ACT

Oxyura australis at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Oct 2023
Oxyura australis at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Oct 2023
Oxyura australis at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Oct 2023
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Identification history

Oxyura australis 18 Oct 2023 Liam.m
Oxyura australis 17 Oct 2023 CarbonAI
Oxyura australis 17 Oct 2023 BenW

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A pair came out of the reeds in front of bittern hide for a few minutes, regularly diving and staying within the vicinity of the main area of open water directly in front of the hide. Male seen displaying to female.

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Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by RodDeb
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by RodDeb
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by RodDeb
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by RodDeb
Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by RodDeb
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Fyshwick, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by RodDeb
Noctuidae unclassified IMMATURE moth (Immature Noctuidae Moth) at Fyshwick, ACT - 9 Sep 2023 by Christine
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Fyshwick, ACT - 25 Aug 2023 by RodDeb
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird) at Fyshwick, ACT - 25 Aug 2023 by RodDeb
Poodytes gramineus (Little Grassbird) at Fyshwick, ACT - 16 Aug 2023 by RodDeb
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Fyshwick, ACT - 8 Aug 2023 by MatthewFrawley

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