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Blue Duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Mountain Duck
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, New Zealand - Dec 2, 1993 © Martin Kramer 
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New Zealand;
Two populations;
(1) North Island s. of Coromandel Peninsula and in mountainous regions around Urewera National Park and Tongariro National Park.
(2) S. South Island in Otago and Fiordland.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Kiwi Wildlife Tours


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


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