Paradise Shelduck - Tadorna variegata

Length 2.1-2.3 ft (63.0-71.0 cm)
Wingspan 2.0-2.3 ft (60.0-70.0 cm)
Clutch Size 8-10
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Paradise Shelduck is endemic to New Zealand. It is a large goose-like duck and it eats grasses, herbs, sedges, insects and crustaceans.

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