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Species profile—Oxyura australis (blue-billed duck)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks) → Oxyura australis (blue-billed duck)

Photo of Oxyura australis (blue-billed duck) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2017

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Oxyura australis (Gould, 1836)
Common name
blue-billed duck
WildNet taxon ID
1985
Alternate name(s)
little musk duck
diving duck
spinetail duck
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=1985

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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