Tadorna tadornoides

Australian Shelduck at Peterborough, VIC

Tadorna tadornoides at Peterborough, VIC - 29 Aug 2022
Tadorna tadornoides at Peterborough, VIC - 29 Aug 2022
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Identification history

Tadorna tadornoides 4 Sep 2022 Liam.m
Tadorna tadornoides 30 Aug 2022 SimoneC

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Very poor photos but tan band on neck is just visible. Through binoculars it was quite obvious - black head with narrow white band on neck and broad tan band below that. Stood quite tall. Two together at the top of windswept cliffs on the Great Ocean Rd

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 29 Aug 2022 02:04 PM Recorded on
  • SimoneC Recorded by

Species information

  • Tadorna tadornoides Scientific name
  • Australian Shelduck Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1076.13m Recorded at altitude
  • 95 images trained Machine learning
  • Synonyms

    Tadorna (Casarca) tadornoides

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