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Plumed Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna eytoni

Described by: Eyton (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Plumed Whistling Duck, Plumed Whistling-duck, Grass Whistling-duck, Whistling-duck, Red-legged Tree-duck, Eyton's Plumed Tree-duck, Plumed Tree-duck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Gatton, Queensland, Australia - Apr 21, 2003 © Tom Tarrant  Queensland, Australia - 2001 © Hans&Judy Beste  Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - 2001 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Queensland, Australia - Aug, 2007 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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N. and e. Australia;
N. and e. Australia from the Fitzroy River in ne. Western Australia across n. Northern Territory (Kakadu National Park) to the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland (Common Environmental Park in Townsville and Hasties Swamp) and s. to New South Wales (Riverina District), n. Victoria (Murray River Basin) and se. South Australia (Bool Lagoon) in recent years.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation


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


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