Australian Wood Duck: here’s the scoop
Australian wood ducks are highly social in nature and may form flocks consisting of 2,000 or more individuals. They are considered agricultural pests and are hunted for sport. While their populations do fluctuate, they are widespread throughout their range.
Australian Wood Duck
Inland freshwater bodies including marshes, lakes, swamps, reservoirs, meadows and farm dams
Did you know?
On account of its goose-like features and the dark mane of feathers on the male bird, the Australian wood duck is also known as a maned goose.
Widespread and abundant