Blue-billed Duck

Oxyura australis - Érismature australe

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Oxyura

  • Species
    :

    australis

Descriptor

Gould, 1837

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 40 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 60 cm.
  • Weight
    : 850 à 1300 g
Longevity

16 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blue-billed Duck (Oxyura australis) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Blue-billed Duck,
  • Malvasía Australiana,
  • Marreca-de-bico-azul,
  • Schwarzkinn-Ruderente,
  • szálkás réce,
  • Австралийская савка,
  • 澳洲硬尾鸭,
  • Australische Stekelstaart,
  • Gobbo beccazzurro,
  • Australisk kopparand,
  • Blånebband,
  • sterniczka australijska,
  • potápnica tmavá,
  • kachnice australská,
  • Australsk Skarveand,
  • australiankuparisorsa,
  • ,
  • オーストラリアオタテガモ,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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