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Narrabundah Lane, Symonston
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Anseriformes > Anatidae

Meller's Duck

Anas melleri

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Large brown duck that is endemic to eastern Madagascar. Its plain brown plumage, blue-gray bill, and large size distinguish it from all other ducks in Madagascar. In flight, look for green and white stripes in the wing. Found mostly at middle elevations, on lakes, streams, rivers, and freshwater wetlands that are usually within or adjacent to rainforest. Rare and endangered.

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