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Malacorhynchus membranaceus

Pink-eared Duck

The Pink-eared Duck is a small duck with a huge square-tipped grey bill and strongly barred brown flanks. It has a large brown eye patch on a white finely barred face. There is a small pink patch behind the eye. Upper parts are brown, underparts white barred dark brown. The upperwing is brown with a white trailing edge and the underwing linings are white, finely barred brown. In flight, there is a bold white crescent on the rump.

Uncommon, non-breeding visitor.

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Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Moss Vale - 6 Jan 2021 by NigeHartley Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Moss Vale - 14 Dec 2019 by Snowflake
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Moss Vale - 6 Jan 2021 by NigeHartley
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Moss Vale - 14 Dec 2019 by Snowflake

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Species information

  • Malacorhynchus membranaceus Scientific name
  • Pink-eared Duck Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive
  • 600m to 687.5m Recorded at altitude
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