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Species profile—Tadorna tadornoides (Australian shelduck)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks) → Tadorna tadornoides (Australian shelduck)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Tadorna tadornoides (Jardine & Selby, 1828)
Common name
Australian shelduck
WildNet taxon ID
1976
Alternate name(s)
chestnut-breasted shelduck
mountain duck
chestnut sheldrake
grunter
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1976

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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