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Australia Zone - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Australia Zone - WWT Slimbridge (September 2012) ©Nigel Key
Australia Zone - WWT Slimbridge (June 2015) ©Nigel Key
Australia Zone - WWT Slimbridge (June 2015) ©Nigel Key
Australia Zone (WWT Slimbridge)
Australia Zone.
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The following wildfowl, amongst others, can be found in the Australia Zone at WWT Slimbridge, click image for information: -
Australian Black Duck (WWT Slimbridge July 2013) - pic by Nigel Key
Australian Black Duck
The Australian Black Duck or Pacific Black Duck is a dabbling duck found in Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand and many islands in the southwestern Pacific.
Australian Shelduck (WWT Slimbridge October 2017) - pic by Nigel Key
Australian Shelduck
The Australian Shelduck, also called the Mountain Duck, is a large goose-like bird which is a shelduck.
Australian Shoveler (WWT Slimbridge March 2017) - pic by Nigel Key
Australian Shoveler
The Australian Shoveler, also known as the Blue Winged Shoveler or Southern Shoveler, is a dabbling duck and is protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act.
Australian Wood Duck (WWT Slimbridge March 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Australian Wood Duck
The Australian Wood Duck, also known as the Manes Duck or Goose, is a dabbling duck and the only living species of the Chenonetta genus.
Black Swan (WWT Slimbridge June 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
Black Swan
The Black Swan is common in the South West and Eastern parts of Australia and coastal islands. It was hunted to extinction in New Zealand but has since been reintroduced.
Hardhead (WWT Slimbridge April 2011) - pic by Nigel Key
The Hardhead, also known as the White Eyed Duck, is a diving duck and the only one found in Australia.
Magpie Goose (WWT Slimbridge July 2014) - pic by Nigel Key
Magpie Goose
The Magpie Goose is found in the coastal areas of Northern Australia and savannah in Southern New Guinea.
Plumed Whistling Duck (WWT Slimbridge May 2015) - pic by Nigel Key
Plumed Whistling Duck
The Plumed Whistling Duck, also known as the Grass Whistle Duck or Whistling Tree Duck, is a Whistling Duck from Australia and New Guinea.
Radjah Shelduck (WWT Slimbridge September 2013) - pic by Nigel Key
Radjah Shelduck
The Radjah Shelduck or Raja Shelduck is also known as the Burdekin Duck in Australia and is a shelduck.
Wandering Whistling Duck (WWT Slimbridge March 2012) - pic by Nigel Key
Wandering Whistling Duck
The Wandering Whistling Duck, formerly known as the Tree Duck, inhabit Australia, the Philippines, Borneo, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands.
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WWT Slimbridge is divided into various Zones and places of interest. The links below contain information on wildfowl that can be found in each Zone: -
Andean Flamingo Zone
Asia Zone
Australia Zone
Back From The Brink
Flamingo Lagoon
Geese Of The World
Lesser Flamingo Zone
North America Zone
Otter Pool Zone
Pampas Pen Zone
South America Zone
Swan Lake Zone
Tropical House
Tundra Zone
Wader Shore Zone
Caribbean Flamingo Zone

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