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Species profile—Aythya australis (hardhead)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks) → Aythya australis (hardhead)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Anatidae (geese, swans and ducks)
Scientific name
Aythya australis (Eyton, 1838)
Common name
hardhead
WildNet taxon ID
1999
Synonym(s)
Nyroca australis
Alternate name(s)
Australian white-eyed duck
coppertop
copperhead
brownhead
barwing
white-wing
white-eye
white-eyed 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=1999

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

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