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Distribution of paradise shelduck

Distribution of paradise shelduck

Paradise shelducks or pūtangitangi live in the North, South and Stewart islands, in all but the steepest country.

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Source: C. J. R. Robertson, P. Hyvönen, M. J. Fraser, and C. R. Pickard, Atlas of bird distribution in New Zealand, 1999–2004. Wellington: Ornithological Society of New Zealand, 2007

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Christina Troup, 'Wetland birds - Paradise shelducks – pūtangitangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/14627/distribution-of-paradise-shelduck (accessed 4 August 2020)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015