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Australian wood duck

Australia·Bird

These ducks prefer dry land to water. They forage for food on grasslands or shallow water, only taking to water when in danger or otherwise disturbed. Australian Wood Ducks can be found perching on logs or even in trees.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span5-10 years
  • Body sizearound 10 in.
  • Native habitat Grasslands, wetlands, and woodlands along coastal inlets and bays of Australia
  • DietGrasses, clover, and insects
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