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Chestnut Teal Anas castanea

Described by: Eyton (1838)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-breasted Teal
Old scientific name(s): Nettion castanea


Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia - Dec, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  near Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - 1970 © Hans&Judy Beste  Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia - 1985 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - 2005 © Hans&Judy Beste  Narrabeen Lake, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - Jul, 2003 © Neil Fifer 
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Sw. Australia; Se. Australia;
Two populations;
Coastal Western Australia n. to the North West Cape and along the se. coast from Port Lincoln, se. South Australia to Queensland n. to Brisbane and occasionally Bowen. Locally in the interior from Cape Leeuwin, sw. Western Australia e. through South Australia to Victoria, New South Wales (breeds n. to Camberra and Sydney) and se. Queensland. Kangaroo Is., is. in the Bass Strait and Tasmania.


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


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