Kōrero: Wetland birds

Auckland Island teal (1 o 3)

Auckland Island teal

Flightless Auckland Island teal live a semi-marine life, spending part of their time in kelp beds surrounding the islands. They also feed in peaty streams. The male (left) has finely barred breast plumage during the breeding season.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10028774
Photograph by Rod Morris

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Christina Troup, 'Wetland birds - Teal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14641/auckland-island-teal (accessed 29 November 2021)

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