Chenonetta jubata (Latham, 1801)

Australian Wood Duck

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This 45���51 cm duck looks like a small goose , and feeds mostly by grazing in flocks. The male is grey with a dark brown head and mottled breast. The female has white stripes above and below the eye and mottled underparts. Both sexes have grey wings with black primaries and a white speculum .

The most common call is a loud, rising gnow sound. ... source: Wikipedia

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Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (