deep, permanent, freshwater lagoons where waterlilies abound. Largely sedentary
and usually in small flocks. Rarely seen ashore. Feeds on foliage, flowers and
seeds of aquatic vegetation.
The Australian Bird Guide, Peter Menkhorst et al
|Classifications:||Bird, water and shoreline|
|Family:||Anatidae (Ducks, Geese & Swans)|
|Information sources:||Photo taken by Marlis Schoeb at Lake Elphinstone|