Paradise Shelduck

Tadorna variegata - Tadorne de paradis

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Anseriformes

  • Family
    :

    Anatidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tadorna

  • Species
    :

    variegata

Descriptor

(Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 71 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1059 à 1980 g
Longevity

23 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Paradise Shelduck (Tadorna variegata) is a species of bird in the Anatidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Tadorne de paradis,
  • Tarro Maorí,
  • Pato-do-paraíso,
  • Paradieskasarka,
  • új-zélandi ásólúd,
  • Новозеландский огарь,
  • 黑胸麻鸭,
  • Paradijscasarca,
  • Casarca del paradiso,
  • Paradisand,
  • Maorirustand,
  • kazarka rajska,
  • kazarka rajská,
  • husice rajská,
  • Paradisgravand,
  • paratiisisorsa,
  • ,
  • クロアカツクシガモ,

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats

Geographic range

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