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Thursday, November 16, 2017

PINK-EARED DUCKS, NYLETA WETLANDS, HASTIES SWAMP NATIONAL PARK, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

   We can ID this duck as a Pink-eared Duck by its large spatulate bill, brown back, black and white barred  sides, black eye patch extending to the nape on an otherwise white face and pink spot in the corner formed by the black head pattern.
   The Pink-eared Duck is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 699.