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Species profile—Dendrocygna eytoni (plumed whistling-duck)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks) → Dendrocygna eytoni (plumed whistling-duck)

Photo of Dendrocygna eytoni (plumed whistling-duck) - Queensland Government,1988
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Dendrocygna eytoni (Eyton, 1838)
Common name
plumed whistling-duck
WildNet taxon ID
1978
Alternate name(s)
grass whistle-duck
Eytons' tree duck
plumed tree duck
whistling duck
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
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=1978

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

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