Swan and Ducks

Plumed Whistling Duck

Dendrocygna eytoni
Rare vagrant in this area.

Musk Duck

Biziura lobata
Uncommon breeding resident.

Freckled Duck

Stictonetta naevosa
Uncommon irruptive visitor.

Black Swan

Cygnus atratus
Common breeding resident where there is suitable habitat.

Australian Shelduck

Tadorna tardornoides
Breeding resident in small numbers.

Australian Wood Duck

Chenonetta jubata
Common breeding resident which has benefited from the construction of farm dams and lakes.

Pink-eared Duck

Malacorhynchus membranaceus
Common non-breeding visitor to suitable habitat.

Australasian Shoveler

Anas rhynchotis
Fairly common breeding visitor

Chestnut Teal

Anas castanea
Uncommon breeding resident.

Northern Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos
Small local populations of what may well be more correctly assessed as domestic ducks.

Pacific Black Duck

Anas superciliosa
Common breeding resident which has probably increased in numbers in recent years.


Aythya australis
Uncommon breeding visitor.

Blue-billed Duck

Oxyura australis
Rare vagrant in the ACT