Kōrero: Wetland birds

Paradise ducklings (2 o 2)

Paradise ducklings

Paradise shelduck chicks are striped black and white. Typically for ducklings, they leave the nest within a day of hatching and go to water to feed themselves, under the watchful eye of the adults.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048157
Photograph by K. Smith

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Christina Troup, 'Wetland birds - Paradise shelducks – pūtangitangi', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14632/paradise-ducklings (accessed 28 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015