Kōrero: Native plants and animals – overview

Paradise ducks (1 o 3)

Paradise ducks

Only found in New Zealand, paradise ducks (Tadorna variegata) are one of the few native birds that have prospered as a result of the clearance of native forest. They prefer grassland habitats. Females have white heads and males black.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10028827
Photograph by Rod Morris

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Bob Brockie, 'Native plants and animals – overview - Alpine, wetland and coastal animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10604/paradise-ducks (accessed 4 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Bob Brockie, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007