Usually sedentary around freshwater but dispersive when conditions deteriorate. Quiet and inconspicuous hiding in dense foliage or far from shore. Feeds mostly in shallow water, around large open lakes by dabbling and filtering, wile swimming or walking, mostly at night.
The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al.
|Bird, water and shoreline
|Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)
|Photo taken at Kinchant Dam by Marlis Schoeb