Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ducks, Geese and Swans :: Pink-eared Duck

Pink-eared Duck Malacorhynchus membranaceus

Described by: Latham (1801)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Gatton, Queensland, Australia - Apr 21, 2003 © Tom Tarrant  Western Treatment Plant, Werribee, Victoria, Australia - 2002 © Paul Hackett 
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Sw. Australia and se. Australia;
Two main populations with smaller, nomadic inland populations;
C. to sw. Western Australia. Northern Territory, Queensland (Lake Galilee), New South Wales (stronghold in the Murray-Darling Basin, floodplains of Lachlan and Murrumbidee Rivers, Paroo River and Cattaburra Channels, Menindee Lakes system, Lake George), Victoria, c. and e. South Australia (Bool Lagoon) and n. Tasmania.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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